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. While some are sponsored directly by College of Medicine faculty, others are sponsored by  partner institutions, other medical schools, or non-profit service organizations. Please contact Dr. Simms-Cendan for more information about specific programs.

 

Global Health Conferences

CUGH – Consortium of Universities for Global Health

GHC – Global Health Council

INMED – Institute for International Medicine

NIH – National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fogarty International Center

UNITE FOR SIGHT – GHIC (Global Health & Innovation Conference)

4th Year Opportunities

Designed for the senior student with greater clinical experience, these electives for credit are usually 4 weeks in duration and are based in teaching hospitals overseas.

CACHAMSI Medical Spanish Institute, Ecuador

CDC-Hubert Global Health Fellowship

Child Family Health International

Children’s Well-Being Foundation

CLIC – Medical Spanish in Seville, Spain

Faculty of Health Sciences University of Cape Town, South Africa

Floating Doctors

Florida Hospital Sharing Smiles

Francisco Marroquín Medical School (UFM), Guatemala

GHLO – Global Health Learning Opportunities

Global Health Fellows Program – The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University

INMED Educational Programs

International Health Central American Institute Foundation (IHCAI)– Medical Spanish

Mayan Medical Aid, Guatemala – Medical Spanish

Medical Electives in Africa

NMF International Medical Scholars Program

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Unite for Sight Programs

USAID- Global Health Fellows II

1st and 2nd Year Opportunities

CACHAMSI Medical Spanish Institute, Ecuador

Child Family Health International

CLIC – Medical Spanish in Seville, Spain

International Health Central American Institute Foundation (IHCAI) – Medical Spanish

Mayan Medical Aid, Guatemala – Medical Spanish

Short-term Medical Mission Trips

These trips offer a 1-2 week supervised international service experience and are available to students of all levels. 

Azma International-Volunteering for Africa

Caribbean American Medical Education Organization (CAMEO)

Florida Hospital Sharing Smiles

Jose’s Hands Mission Trips

MedPACt Trip to the Dominican Republic

Project C.U.R.E.

Unite for Sight Programs

Volunteer opportunity in Nepal

Summer Programs

Azma International-Volunteering for Africa

CACHAMSI Medical Spanish Institute, Ecuador

Caribbean American Medical Education Organization (CAMEO)

CLIC – Medical Spanish in Seville, Spain

Children’s Well-Being Foundation

Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation

INMED Educational Programs

Jose’s Hands Mission Trips

Mayan Medical Aid, Guatemala  Medical Spanish

Project C.U.R.E.

Unite for Sight Programs