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Memo Date April 21, 2021:

An update for UNCH Residents and Fellows: No travel before August 1, 2021 will be considered.

Memo Date Feb 19, 2021:

An update for all UNC School of Medicine students: The continued restriction of global travel including away electives (domestic or international) or research in accordance with both the UNC Office of the Provost and the Association of American Medical Colleges statement will remain in place through at least August 1, 2021. (AAMC source:

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Our Office

The OGHE was established in 2008 to serve as the global health hub for the UNC School of Medicine.

Medical Students

We support medical students interested in global health engagement and education.

Resident Physicians

UNC residents may apply to our travel awards and the Global Health Scholars Program.

Go global – see where we have sent UNC students and residents and where our visiting students come from!


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