Pediatric Global Health Program

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Global Health Residency Track
 

Young african girl with babyWe invite you to apply to the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) Pediatric and Med/Peds Residency Programs Global Health Track training program as you embark on your training career.  Key components of this track, which will augment your baseline residency curriculum, are as follows:

  • Global health residency track noon conferences and journal club
  • Global health residency track grand rounds and presenters series (available to all residents)
  • HIV and adoption clinic elective opportunities
  • International elective(s)
  • Global health mentor assignment for establishment of an individualized learning plan and project development
  • Access to a pediatric global health library and other resources

Introduction to the Pediatric Global Health Track (PDF)
One Page Description of CHW/MCW Pediatric Residency Global Health Track (PDF)

This track offers focused education and resources to equip you to practice medicine in resource-limited settings throughout your career. Moreover, you will learn to practice medicine outside your comfort zone, gain an understanding of health disparities worldwide and receive a Certificate of Completion of Pediatric Global Health Training upon graduation. Finally this track is sure to be memorable and fun.

Six incoming interns (pediatric and/or med/peds) will be accepted annually. The track is also available by application for 2nd years in the 2011 academic year. You do not need any prior global health experience to apply.

Track Rosters of Residents and Faculty Mentors: 

You may refer to the Global Health Track Biosketches (PDF) for more information

Additional Resources:

  • Global Health Track Requirements (PDF)
  • Global Health Track Resident Responsibilities and Timeline
  • Global Health Track Advisor Responsibilities: Pediatric Resident Global Health Advisors are expected to meet with their advisee early in the academic year to review the learner’s individualized learning plan and help the resident doctor direct their scholarship.  Advisors are also expected to meet with the Advisee in the spring of the academic year to review their progress and help synthesize their global health education from the experiences of the year.  Advisors are invited to attend Global Health Journal Clubs, Global Health Grand Rounds and resident Global Health Noon conferences. 
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