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Physicians for Human Rights student group assist N-648 clinic

August 8, 2016

Refugee status entitles refugees to legal employment, access to social services, and a brief period of specialized case management. However, because of the consistently high burden of disease in this diverse population, a large number of refugees are, for medical reasons, unable to meet the language and civics requirements for citizenship. An N-648 Medical Certification … Read more

OIA Enriches Med Students’ Education

August 5, 2016

OIA Enriches Med Students’ Education OIA Enriches Med Students’ Education Ankita Ashoka of India completed a cardiology research elective at UNC. Ankita Ashoka excelled at badminton as a child in Bangalore, India. She was ranked India No.1 in the under – 13 age division and a part of the Sub-Junior Indian team. This allowed her … Read more

IT Security Tips While Traveling Abroad

May 26, 2016

Traveling abroad requires some planning and awareness when it comes to the tech you use during your trip. This is especially true when travelling outside of the United States with technology, whether that be a smartphone, tablet or laptop. Please review the following tips and related links before you leave on your trip. Preparation Consider … Read more

OIA announces the FIRST Resident Global Health Scholars Program!

March 8, 2016

THE UNC OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES IS PLEASED TO WELCOME THE FIRST COHORT IN THE OIA RESIDENT GLOBAL HEALTH SCHOLARS PROGRAM! Resident/Fellow Program Grad Year Primary Interest/location Mentor Mary Currie Peds Pulmonary Fellow 2017 Asthma in Peds/Nicaragua Sylvia Becker-Dreps Ross Boyce Inf Disease Fellow 2018 Dengue/Uganda John Juliano Nadeen Modan Emergency Med Resident 2018 Community … Read more

Now Accepting Applications! 2015 Med Student International Fellowships

January 12, 2016

2015-2016 UNC OIA Medical Student International Health Fellowships are now open Going abroad this summer? Want $ome money for your international clinical/research elective? Deadline: Applications are due February 15, 2016 and selected fellows will be notified by the OIA no later than March 15, 2016. To be eligible, applications must be submitted via email to … Read more

Accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Medical Horizons Fellowship!

January 5, 2016

UNC Medical Horizons Fellowship The UNC School of Medicine has a long and distinguished history of providing educational enrichment programs for medical students. These programs are designed to expand the student view of medicine outside of the general curriculum and enhance the medical student experience. The UNC Medical Horizons Fellowship provides the opportunity for both … Read more

Dec 2nd Dr. Carlough discusses Global Maternal Health

November 30, 2015

AMWA (American Medical Women’s Association) will be hosting a talk by Dr. Martha Carlough on global maternal care. Dr. Carlough, who is the Director of the Office of International Activities, and a UNC Family Medicine physician who has spent many years residing in Nepal working in clinical medicine and as a Maternal and Child Health … Read more

UNC Global Passport Drive NOv 17-18

November 10, 2015

Get a new or renewed passport! UNC Global will once again sponsor UNC’s annual Passport Drive, November 17 and 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the 4th floor of the FedEx Global Education Center. Each year, UNC Global hosts officials from the U.S. Department of State and a photographer to make first-time passport … Read more