GLB 5050: Global Medical Outreach

Class Program
Credits 2

This is an RVUCOM medical outreach elective opportunity open to all first and second medical students. The goal of this course is to provide medical students a cross-cultural medical education experience through study and work outside of the United States in order to understand its challenges and apply the knowledge learned to their practice of medicine.

Students will be provided the opportunity to provide diagnostic and patient care services, participate in preventive and public health events, and work in areas such as minor surgery, pharmacy, triage, and clinical laboratory settings. 


Students must be currently in good academic standing. Course may be repeated up to 2 times (4 credits maximum).