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Global Health Seminars & Lectures

Feinberg School of Medicine students completing global health electives are required to attend three Global Health Pre-Departure Seminars, as part of their Pre-Departure Requirements. See below for a list of upcoming seminars.

**Please note that some of our lectures are moving to a virtual format and will be hosted on Zoom. You can use your Northwestern email account for access or create a new account using your personal email. Download the Zoom desktop app here. 

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

  • "Global Risks: Guidance and Resources for Responsible Travel," Julie Friend, JD, Director, Office of Global Safety and Security, Northwestern University
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium - McGaw Medical Center, 2nd floor, 240 E Huron Street
  • Click here to RSVP

Thursday, October 28, 2021

  • "Top Ten Habits of Successful Global Health Practitioners," Shannon Galvin, MD, Associate Director, Center for Global Health Education and Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Held via Zoom
  • Click here to RSVP

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

  • "Global Health Ethics," Ashti Doobay-Persaud, MD, Director, Center for Global Health Education and Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Baldwin Auditorium - Robert H Lurie Medical Center, 303 E Superior Street
  • Click here to RSVP

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