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Medical Students


The Havey Institute for Global Health offers a number of opportunities to medical students at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, including clinical rotations at international partner institutions during the summer between their first and second years as well as at various points during phases 2 and 3 of the curriculum. Visit the Affiliated Partners directory to learn more about these rotation options, and browse below for other opportunities.


Medical students should apply for global health experiences by the following deadlines:

  • For non-elective travel between first and third year: January 28, 2024, 11:59 p.m. CST
  • For elective travel during fourth year: March 3, 2024, 11:59 p.m. CST

Affiliated Partners

Find programs available to graduate students via our Affiliated Partners Directory.

Clinical Electives

Find a step-by-step application process for Northwestern educational experiences or rotations, including the online inquiry form.

The Havey Institute for Global Health hosts several Global Health Experience information sessions each year. 

HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program

The HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program is a one-year fellowship in global health research training for pre- and postdoctoral candidates from the U.S. and lower-middle-income countries, sponsored by the Fogarty International Center and several collaborating centers and institutes at the National Institutes of Health. This program aims to generate a new cadre of global health scientists, educators and professionals who will be prepared to address the new challenges in global health.

Long-Term Global Health Project Funding

Funding for long-term global health projects is available to support Feinberg student engagement in global health and to encourage student interest in and understanding of cross-cultural competencies, social determinants of health and clinical practice in resource-limited settings, among other topics.


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