Student Experiences

Africa Asia  Australia The Americas  Europe Middle East  Programs with Worldwide Locations

2015 IHF Global Heath Experience Presentations - Americas
2015 IHF Global Heath Experience Presentations - Africa
2014 IHF Global Heath Experience Presentations - Americas/Asia
2014 IHF Global Heath Experience Presentations - Africa/Asia/Europe

Countries UNC students and residents have visited

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Student Blogs 

Claire Thomas & Jamie Carter - Guatemala (2014)

Sophia Malek - Malawi (2014)

Rachel Hines - Xela, Guatemala (2013)

Mariah Hoffman - Xela, Guatemala (2013)

Honduran Health Alliance 2012 Blog

Allie Halpern and Amblessed Onuma - UNC Project Malawi Horizon Fellowship (2012)

Tavia Clark - Guatemala Pop Wuj Blog (2012)

Evan Zeitler - Himalayan Health Exchange Blog (2011)

Katie Cheng - Ecuador Blog (2011)

Marshall Ahearn - CFHI in Ecuador Blog (2011)

Jacob Stein - Proyecto Puentes de Salud in Mexico (2011)

Student International Health Forum Blog (2011)

Jennifer Lee - Hospital São João, Portugal (2011)

Neal Viradia - Hospital São João, Portugal (2011)

Rod Thompson - Hospital São João, Portugal (2011)

Clinical elective in Taipei, Taiwan (2011)

Garjae Lavien - Hospital São João, Portugal (2010)

A Few Selected Organized Programs for Medical Student
and Resident International Health Electives

(all places where UNC students have been in the last 5-8 years):

Operation Smile (
International Service Learning (
University of Arizona Global Health Preparation Course (
International Health Partners - Tanzania (
Shoulder to Shoulder, Honduras (
Child Family Health International (
Himalayan Health Exchange, India (
Medical College of Wisconsin – FP International Program in Belize (
University of Auckland medical elective in New Zealand (
Jamkhed International Institute medical elective, India (
Hospitalito Atitlan, Guatamala (
Community for Children (sponsored by U of Texas at San Antonio – international pediatric organized elective on the Texas/Mexico border) Course Director – Dr. Marsha Griffin (
Family Health Ministries – Haiti (see:
Institute for International Medicine: - two week course in introduction to Global health in Kansas