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Explore doing a global health elective during medical school:

HHA group photo 2017

Start thinking and planning as early as possible. Often overseas correspondence and project organization entail long delays, so be patient and persistent. Please be prepared to have an alternative program, given the fluidity of the current global pandemic.

Browse the experiences of other UNC medical students, and other useful resources. Consider the “Elective Selection Tool” for choosing an international health elective.

We work hard to take the interest and ideas from medical students and residents and form them into educational, research, and mentoring objectives and ways of learning."
-Dr. Martha Carlough, Past OGHE Director and Professor of Family Medicine