Why Should I Study Global Health?
Students focus on global health for a variety of reasons, commonly including the desire to:
- Have a real impact as a medical practitioner attuned to issues of social justice
- Work effectively with underserved populations
- Study medicine alongside other disciplines such as epidemiology, sociology, economics, political science, ethics and agriculture
- Gain experience working with diverse communities throughout the world
How Will My M.D. Focus on Global Health?
Our program takes an integrated approach to global health and cross-cultural medicine. The curriculum provides a comprehensive education in medical sciences and clinical training, with focused global health coursework, concepts, issues and practices throughout. As a student at MSIH, you’ll participate in an array of global health and medicine components, including: