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 an inter-disciplinary Global Community Health Program for resident physicians 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.