Global Health Residency Manual

Key Curriculum Components

Core Didactic Series
In collaboration with the Washington University Internal Medicine, residents receive instruction on disease process, epidemiology, research methods, and health policy.
Pathway residents also participate in case discussion and journal club.
G-PEDS Online Curriculum
The Global Pediatrics Education Series consists of 28 modules of online lecture-based content, which encompasses many of the key concepts of global child health specifically.
Modules are self-paced but should be completed prior to each resident’s international elective experience.
2-week Global Health Rotation
As a dedicated two-week rotation in the Fall of second year, pathway residents receive hands-on training in local medicine clinics and laboratory facilities. Additional time is spent on didactics and case-based discussion.
Individualized Global Health Curriculum
All pediatric residents have the opportunity to individualize their curriculum to meet their specific career goals. In collaboration with their program director and global health mentor, pathway residents will have the opportunity to partake in a number of clinical rotations that complement their training in global child health.
Global Health Review Article
Pathway residents will be provided mentorship in selecting a global health topic of interest for literature review and potential manuscript publication.
With a goal to broaden one’s understanding of a specific global health topic, each resident will work closely with his or her mentor on this project throughout all three years of residency training.
International Experience
Pathway residents will have the opportunity to participate in an in-depth clinical experience. As a participant in the global health pathway, funding of travel and accommodations will be provided.
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