COMMUNITY AND GLOBAL HEALTH HONORS PROGRAM
Community and Global Health Honors and Scholars Class of 2017 Graduates
The Community and Global Health (CGH) Honors Program provides a four-year curricular foundation for service learning at the Stritch School of Medicine. Drawing on its Jesuit and Catholic heritage, the Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) encourages this development within a culture of excellence in professionalism. The program supports field experience and scholarly investigation for students who plan to incorporate global health into their career. The CGH Honors Program builds on the success of the SSOM Ignatian Service Immersion (ISI) Program and an expansion of the public health programming in the Health Sciences Division.
Students interested in learning more about the Community and Global Health Honors program should attend an interest session during fall of M1 year. The deadline for CGHH applications will be in January.
COMMUNITY AND GLOBAL HEALTH HONORS CURRICULUM
The Community and Global Health Honors program begins in January of M1 year. Interested students must submit a Letter of Intent for enrollment in the program. The four-year curriculum includes core concepts and involves didactic and discussion-based sessions. Online modules and case simulation are also utilized to explore challenges in global health.
- Year 1: Introduction to Global Health Challenges
- Year 2: Case Studies in Global Health Challenges
- Year 3: Integration of Clinical Experience and Global Health
- Year 4: Culmination of Field Experience and Scholarly Project
ESSENTIAL TOPICS AND CCGH SUPPORTED EVENTS SEMINAR SERIES
The Community and Global Health Seminar Series strives to expose the audience to fundamental concepts and committed Global Health practitioners who strive to incorporate Global Health into their career. The Seminar Series is divided into two components: CCGH Supported Events and Essential Topics in Global Health.
Students enrolled in the Community and Global Health Honors program are required to complete a Scholarly Project over the course of their four-year participation. Students will identify their project focus in the fall of their second year and their research findings will be presented as a scientific poster during M4 year at the Community and Global Health Honors Graduation Celebration. Students are encouraged to join one of the ongoing Scholarly Projects led by M3-M4 Community and Global Health Honor students and conduct a Service Project Evaluation or participate in Ongoing Mentored Research. Community and Global Health Honor students have presented their Scholarly Projects at national conferences such as Consortium of Universities for Global Health, Latino Medical Student Association regional conferences, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine among others.