Student Experiences

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

Countries UNC students and residents have visited

unc students sept 2012

Student Blogs 

Claire Thomas & Jamie Carter - Guatemala

Sophia Malek - Malawi

Rachel Hines - Xela, Guatemala

Mariah Hoffman - Xela, Guatemala

Honduran Health Alliance 2012 Blog

Allie Halpern and Amblessed Onuma - UNC Project Malawi Horizon Fellowship

Tavia Clark - Guatemala Pop Wuj Blog

Evan Zeitler - Himalayan Health Exchange Blog

Katie Cheng - Ecuador Blog

Marshall Ahearn - CFHI in Ecuador Blog

Jacob Stein - Proyecto Puentes de Salud in Mexico

Student International Health Forum Blog


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 (http://www.operationsmile.org/)
International Service Learning (http://www.islonline.org/)
University of Arizona Global Health Preparation Course (http://www.globalhealth.arizona.edu/description)
International Health Partners - Tanzania (http://www.ihptz.org/)
Shoulder to Shoulder, Honduras (http://www.shouldertoshoulder.org/)
Child Family Health International (http://www.cfhi.org/)
Himalayan Health Exchange, India (http://www.himalayanhealth.com/)
Medical College of Wisconsin – FP International Program in Belize (http://www.hillsidebelize.net/)
University of Auckland medical elective in New Zealand (http://www.health.auckland.ac.nz/)
Jamkhed International Institute medical elective, India (http://www.jamkhed.org/)
Hospitalito Atitlan, Guatamala (http://www.puebloapueblo.org/)
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 (griffinmrmd@yahoo.com)
Family Health Ministries – Haiti (see: http://familyhm.org/)
Institute for International Medicine: http://www.inmed.us/ - two week course in introduction to Global health in Kansas