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SIU SOM Family and Community Medicine - Interdisiplinary Network for Outreach, Global Activities


Interdisciplinary Network for Outreach

Global Activities

A few activities include:

Global Medical Brigades - Participate in the 4th year elective where you will serve abroad with other healthcare professionals providing free health services to underserved populations.

Medical Spanish Interest Group - Practice your Spanish in fun social situations and learn medical Spanish at the same time. No previous Spanish required. Opportunities are also available in clinical settings.

Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach - Volunteer here locally to make a global impact by helping send health supplies/equipment all over the world.

Global Health Discussions - Learn about different topics in global health by attending/organizing presentations, documentaries, or journal article discussions.

Global Health Initiative Quarterly Forums - Attend quarterly forums with presentations by various SIU-SOM faculty, residents, and students regarding their Global Health experiences.

Contact Dr. Tracey Smith for any questions on these and other activities.

The mission of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research, and service to the community.


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