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 and medical ethics
- Gain experience working with diverse communities throughout the world
Jordann Loehr, Class of 2010
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: