The GHT consists of a four-year curriculum of didactics, small group activities, journal club gatherings, skills workshops, and experiential/hands-on global health experiences abroad. It culminates with completion of a Mentored Scholarly Activity (MSA), which is a four-year project intended to foster self-directed, scholarly activity within the field of global health. A more detailed description of the track curriculum and the related goals are listed below.
Goal 1: Develop a knowledge base in global health-specific topics.
Goal 2: Encourage critical thinking regarding ethics of global health clinical work, research, and disaster response.
Goal 3: Develop skills, knowledge, and practices needed in caring for refugee and immigrant populations.
Goal 4: Develop skills, knowledge, and practices needed in providing care and public health education in resource-constrained settings, particularly abroad.
Goal 5: Develop skills in career planning to succeed in incorporating global health opportunities and/or develop a niche in global health.
The Global Health Track focuses on the following core competencies: