The International Health Group (IHG) of the University of Washington School of Medicine promotes medical student research and clinical experiences to benefit underserved populations worldwide.
IHG has developed a Global Health Pathway (GHP) with UWSOM to:
- Prepare medical students for work in underserved communities
The Global Health Pathway will provide medical students with the information and experiences necessary to practice in underserved communities both here and abroad.
1. Independent Investigative Inquiry (III)
2. One of the following:
3. Two of the following courses:
4. Complete a preceptorship or elective in one of the following
clinics (students are responsible for arranging their own preceptorship/elective):
5. Assist with the International Health Conference (to be held every other year) or an alternative project being implemented by the UWSOM International Health Group.
*Students who satisfied the III requirement prior to entering medical school can meet this requirement by presenting global health research at an approved meeting or conference.
If you feel that you have met all of the requirements for the pathway please send an e-mail outlining how you have met each of the requirements to Fiona Havers at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions about the pathway please e-mail Daren Wade at email@example.com.