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The University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine Department of Family & Community Medicine (UCDFCM), Division of Urban Underserved and Global Health is offering a two-year post-residency family medicine Global Health Fellowship which is designed
for physicians interested in caring for underserved/vulnerable populations while strengthening their competency and academic standing in global health through scholarship activity with the potential to complete a Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree.
A shorter fellowship is possible if the MPH is not desired.
The Global Health Fellowship is a unique partnership between the UCDFCM, Wuqu’ Kawoq/ Maya Health Alliance and Village Life Outreach Project. Underserved populations are served by these partner organizations in Guatemala and Tanzania, respectively.
Sites are alternated yearly, Guatemala 2019 and Tanzania 2020. It is a non-ACGME-accredited fellowship in which the Fellow is appointed as an entry-level faculty member in the University of Cincinnati Department of Family & Community Medicine.
The fellow will provide care to underserved populations in Cincinnati and one of the international sites.
Fellows deepen their competencies in these six key areas of Global & Underserved Health: Social Determinants of Health; Community and Population Health; Low Resource Setting and Vulnerable Populations healthcare; Effective Communication and
Cultural Humility; Advocacy grounded in Global Health Ethics; and Sustainable Servant-leadership in Interdisciplinary Teams.
Fellows work with their appointed Global Health Fellowship Advisor to develop a specific set of Objectives that achieve the above Competencies. As a result of the Global Health Fellowship, Fellows will:
The following qualifications/competencies are required in order for an applicant to be considered for the Global Health Fellowship:
To accomplish the GH Fellowship Objectives, residents participate in the following activities:
The compensation/certification for the Global Health Fellowship includes:
Please send your CV and personal statement which includes your goals for the fellowship and your reasons for desiring more training in global health to our Chuck Schubert MD, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2-3 letters of recommendation will also be required
For more information about our partners, please visit the following websites:
Medical Sciences Building Suite 4012231 Albert Sabin WayCincinnati, 45267-0582