Global Health Events
Careers in Global Health Seminar Series
Medical and graduate students are invited to these informal monthly discussions led by leaders in the global health arena. These seminars help to inform students about career paths and issues in global health. Past speakers have included clinicians, basic scientists, community health workers from GHESKIO (Haiti), and individuals from Partners in Health, Médecins Sans Frontières, and the WHO Essential Medicines Expert Committee. Sponsored by the Division of International Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Contact Nikki Smith at email@example.com for more information.
Neglected Disease Learning Group
With parasitologist Kirk Deitsch as an advisor, this group discusses the current scientific, medical and social developments as they relate to neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
Contact Sunny Kishore at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Social Medicine Reading Group
The Social Medicine Reading Group meets fortnightly to discuss journal articles, book chapters, essays, and other texts that relate to the social aspects of health, illness, and medicine. Past topics include:
- The everyday violence of hepatitis C among young women
- Correctional medicine in the United States and human rights
- The extraordinary and unusual adventures of kidneys and other body parts
- Public health and the regulation of the body
- Structural violence and clinical medicine
- The history and policies of U.S. government food aid
Contact Ricky Wang at email@example.com for more information.
Weill Cornell Medical College
1300 York Avenue, Room 555,
525 East 68th St, Box 100
New York, NY 10065
e-mail: Stanley Webster