This survey course will review basic topics in global health through assigned reading and classroom time devoted to small group discussion of cases. The goal of this course is to understand the basic vocabulary, topics, and challenges in global health and global health careers. View topics covered by the course curriculum.
GHS 103, Aug. 27 – Sept. 21, 2011 – A required course for pathways trainees, this course will explore some key global health issues and concepts in-depth, in the context of projects that participants have completed or are working on. The course includes talks with academic and non-academic professionals with global health careers, individual learner study and project design, and skill building sessions such as development of leadership skills, literature searches, and human subjects protocol (CHR) review.
This is required for all Pathway students. The sessions will require those students working on projects to present their work and receive feedback. The series will meet monthly, and attendance and participation will be required for Pathway completion.
Learners must apply for academic credit at least three weeks prior to the start of the period in which they want to earn credit.
A variety of fellowship and funding opportunities are available for trainees at the Central Pathways Funding Agency.