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Global Health & Equity

The Global Health & Equity Distinction aims to train internal medicine residents to be leaders in health disparities and advocacy both nationally and abroad. Through a combination of immersive clinical experiences in resource poor settings, didactics on public health, and scholarly endeavors, Yale residents will be informed leaders in ethical and professional healthcare.

Our graduates will develop core competencies in leadership, advocacy, ethics, and social justice by:

  • Exploring definitions and building meaningful language surrounding the practice of global health
  • Understanding population health and geographic burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases
  • Learning to apply multidisciplinary and sustainable methods to issues impacting health globally
  • Demonstrate evidence-based medicine and systems based practice in resource poor national and international settings
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