Global Health Curriculum Modules

The modules are designed to cover material in core subject areas of Global Health education, including the AAP core competencies for international health training. Residents in the Global Health Track are required to complete each module prior to completion of Residency. Please work through the modules in any order and at your own pace. If traveling abroad, please talk to Dr. Stern about how to prioritize the modules before your trip. 

Introduction to Global Health: Intro and Background, Under Five Child Mortality, Work in Resource-poor settings

Module 1: Major Communicable Diseases Part I: HIV, TB, Malaria

Module 2: Major Communicable Diseases Part II: Diarrhea, Pneumonia, Measles, Meningitis, and Vaccination

Module 3: Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

Module 4: Malnutrition and Micronutrient Deficiencies

Module 5: Environmental Impacts on Health: Clean water, sanitation, hygiene, natural disasters

Module 6: Newborn Survival: Infant Mortality, Neonatal sepsis, Birth Asphyxia, Low Birth Weight, Birth Spacing, and Reproductive Health

Module 7: International Movement of People: Immigrant Populations, Refugees, and International Travelers

Module 8: Before You Go: Pre-Travel Planning, Cultural Competency, Ethical Considerations in International Health, Short-Term International Trips, Health Disparities

"Teaching Village Health Workers"
Honduras 2010
 “Teaching Village Health Workers”
Honduras 2010´╗┐