The 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.
- Area of Scholarly Concentration
Students can select a global health research project to fulfill this component of the MD program.
- Student Advisory Committee
This student committee contributes to the development and support of global health initiatives at Northwestern.
- Student Perspectives
Browse a collection of blogs dedicated to past students’ global health experiences.
Medical students should apply for global health experiences by the following deadlines:
- For travel between first and second year: January 16, 2022, 11:59 p.m. CST
- For travel during phases 2 and 3: April 2, 2021, 5:00 p.m. CST
Find programs available to graduate students via our Affiliated Partners Directory.
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 from the Global Health Initiative 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.