The Global Health Certificate Program is designed to educate undergraduate students about global health issues and provide opportunities to engage in global health fieldwork either abroad or in a local community. Students will be required to complete courses in global health related studies, participate in the Global Health Journal Club, and complete a capstone project at the end of the program. Students' work will be presented in an end-of-year Colloquium, where they will present on their experiences, and submit an opinion piece to be published in an undergraduate global health journal.
Attendance and active participation in at least 4 Global Health Journal Club meetings, held monthly during the school year: http://ghreat.uci.edu/globalhealth/journal_club
Participation in the mentorship program as a mentor or mentee is required for 2 consecutive quarters: http://ghreat.uci.edu/globalhealth/peer_mentor
Viewing of three GHREAT seminar series lectures and a half-page summary of the content from each. GHREAT seminar series can be found at: http://publichealth.uci.edu/ph_docs/lecture_series. Some of the lectures are available on the OpenCourseware site.
At the culmination of the program, students will showcase what they have learned from their certificate experience by preparing a special research presentation in GHREAT or an education program through UTeach (seminar series, workshops, etc.) to showcase what they have learned and to encourage others to do the same. They will also submit an opinion piece to an undergraduate journal on a global health topic. Some of the journals include:
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