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.