The Education Mission of the Center for Global Health is to improve the health of populations worldwide by training the next generation of global health leaders.

To achieve this, the Center:

  • Educates residents, students, fellows, faculty and staff about issues in global health, focusing on international collaboration, capacity strengthening, and scholarship.
  • Offers a Global Medicine Program (GMED) for MD students in the UIC College of Medicine focused on building global health competencies.
  • Offers a mutli-disciplinary Global Health Program for resident physicians, fellows, and early career faculty focused on building skills in sustainable global health practice.
  • Provides mentoring and guidance for students and residents who aim to build careers working in global health.