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Global Health Education Day

Global Health Education Day is an exciting opportunity to draw together global health researchers, educators, and students. Led by the Institute for Global Health's Center for Global Health Education, this year's event will be held virtually and will include a poster session, talk, and keynote lecture.


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Friday, June 4th, 2021


Event Agenda

Welcome and Introduction: 10:00am - 10:10am

Virtual Poster Presentation Sessions: 10:10am – 11:10am

Setting the Stage: 11:10am – 11:50am
Ethics and Short-term Global Health: Past, Present and Future
Matt DeCamp, MD, PhD

Break: 11:50am - 12:00pm

Keynote Introduction: 12:00pm - 12:10pm
Robert Murphy, MD
Executive Director, Institute for Global Health
John Philip Phair Professor of Infectious Diseases

Keynote Lecture: 12:10pm – 1:00pm
Managing Medical Education During COVID: The UGHE Experience
Abebe Bekele, MD, FCS, FACS

Closing Remarks & Poster Awards: 1:00pm – 1:15pm

Global Health Education Day Speakers

Setting the Stage - Ethics and Short-term Global Health: Past, Present and Future


Matt DeCamp, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Center for Bioethics and Humanities and Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Colorado

Keynote Presentation - Managing Medical Education During COVID: The UGHE Experience


Abebe Bekele, MD, FCS, FACS

General and Thoracic Surgeon
Professor of Surgery
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research & Academics Affairs
University of Global Health Equity

Virtual Poster Session

Students, trainees, and faculty members are welcome to apply to present posters on projects relevant to global health. This includes students of the MSGH, Global Health Studies, MPH programs as well as medical students and residents.

The deadline to submit abstracts was Monday, April 26th. All applicants will receive further detail pertaining to the poster session in the upcoming weeks.

Please contact Sara Caudillo with any questions,

To view all posters from previous years, please visit our poster session archive.

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