Residency Global Health Track


Maria Gabriela Castro, MD 

Samuel C. Matheny, MD, MPH


The Department of Family & Community Medicine offers a Global Health track, a focus-area curriculum for residents interested in learning about the social determinants of health and care of vulnerable populations at home and abroad.  The emphasis is on experiential learning about sustainable change through community engagement and incorporates an Ecuador field experience with Shoulder-to-Shoulder Global, as well as to Zimba Hospital in Zambia, Africa.  This track is open to incoming PGY-1 residents.


Application: Residents interested in the Global Health Track may apply upon acceptance to the Family & Community Medicine Residency program by submitting a statement of interest to Senior Medical Education Specialist, Jillian Atherton.

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