Global Health Student-Run Charities

Erin Purdy, Class of 2015, has founded One World Global Health charity, with the purpose of raising funds to support international health efforts, especially those with high impact and low cost and that serve very low resource communities.

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Global Health Program

There are many different ways to explore global health. Grouped by type of experience, these links will connect you to different opportunities available to students at the UCF College of Medicine.

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Grouped by subject, this collection of articles and links is designed to provide critical perspectives and educational background related to global health care.

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Global Health Career and Education

These are educational opportunities dedicated to advancing the mission of global health research and reducing health disparities locally and worldwide.

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Before you travel

While international medical experiences offer amazing learning opportunities and adventure, they should not be undertaken without adequate investigation. This includes insuring the trip will be educational, well-supervised and respectful of the limits of medical students at various levels of training, sensitive to the needs of the community, and, of course, safe.

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There are many ways to explore global health; you can surf the Internet, attend global health conferences, join a team on short-term international mission trips, or spend extended time studying in a foreign medical facility. This site is designed to help direct you to available resources for all these experiences. It is a work in progress, so by all means please send any information about trips, conferences, or other relevant information to me at

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