OIA Global Health Resource Library

Our office has a wide array of global health books, documentaries, textbooks, and Spanish language study materials available for students and residents to checkout.  You can access the materials in 1066 Bondurant Hall, and see a general list of titles below.

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UNC Health Sciences Library

The HS Library offers an abundance of global health resources for medical students and residents.

For more specific questions, directly contact Mellanye Hackey, Library Liaison for the School of Public Health

Q&A Guidance for Medical Students and Residents Considering a Global Health Career

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Global Health Resources at UNC

Getting the Most out of your Global Health Elective- PPT

UNC Global

UNC Center for Global Initiatives

Institute of Global Health & Infectious Diseases

UNC Project Malawi

UNC Malawi Surgical Initiative

Office of Global Health (UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health)

UNC Global Research Institute

UNC Global Health Science Library

International Student Groups at UNC

International Health Forum

Honduran Health Alliance

Proyecto Puentes de Salud


Local International Resources (in the Triangle)

Triangle Global Health Consortium (monthly breakfast lectures – open to students)

IntraHealth International

FHI 360 (formerly Family Health International)

RTI International

Curamericas Global



Recorded Presentations


Other Helpful Resources

Faculty International Expertise database connects faculty, students and the community to the rich global knowledge of more than 1,100 faculty members and professional staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Search by region, language or keyword to find a potential adviser or your next research collaboration.

Post-Residency Opportunities

  • Become informed about opportunities for residents to explore Global Health


  • The leading provider of reliable and impartial travel health advice. Membership is free.

Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

  • The consortium of Universities for Global Health is committed to building collaborations and exchange of knowledge among interdisciplinary university global health programs working across education, research and service.

 Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC)

  • GHEC (formerly IHMEC, and now merged with CUGH) is a consortium of faculty and health care educators dedicated to international health education in U.S. and Canadian medical schools and residency programs. Useful information on funding sources, elective opportunities, international health resources, etc.
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American Medical Student Association (AMSA) International Health

  • The AMSA global health committee international health website has an enormous amount of information about international health in medical education issues, including resource lists, medical school curricula, funding possibilities, info on residencies with international health tracks, and "bringing international health home" ideas. The on-line clinical and research curriculum are also available on this page.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) International Opportunities

  • Initiative of the AAFP to coordinate/support international health work in AAFP, particularly consultation roles in the development of family medicine internationally (known as the Center for International Health Initiatives or CIHI)

American Academy of Pediatrics

International Child Health - Funding an International Health Elective

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)

  • STFM also has a very active international health committee working on issues of international medical education.

International Federation of Medical Students' Association (IFMSA)

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals - Global Opportunities Tool

Institute for International Medicine (INMED)

Doctors for Global Health

  • Non-profit, non-affiliated organization working to improve health and human rights world-wide.

International Medical Volunteer Association

Christian Medical Fellowship - Healthserve (UK)

University of Arizona - Global Health

  • Every summer they offer a tuition-FREE preparatory course for medical students and others in health care fields who plan to work in a developing country. Detailed and updated information about the course, including the application form, can be found at

Yale University Global Health Scholars Program