To help you in your efforts to engage in the Center's Global Health electives or in Global Health in general, please use the following resources:
- Additional Global Health Elective Resources
- Global Health Resources & Information: Links
- Global Health Program Handbook
CMHE Global Health Documents & Resources
Professionalism 101: How to be Professional and Act Ethically when Abroad: Child Family Health International (PDF)
The White Savior Industrial Complex: Teju Cole
The Lancet’s Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (PDF)
Social Determinants Approaches to Public Health: From Concept to Practice: World Health Organization (PDF)
TRAVEL CHECKLIST & REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The CMHE forms, along with the OIS forms, comprise a completed Global Health Travel Packet. Please submit the COMPLETED travel packet to the CMHE Academic Program Coordinator.
- GRACE Application
- GRACE Application Budget Template & Instructions
- Travel Itinerary - MUST SUBMIT OFFICIAL AIRLINE ITINERARY
- Mentor Invitation Letter (template)
- Student Affidavit
- Global Health Mission Statement
- Consent Form
- Immunization Form
- Copy of Passport, with at least two (2) blank pages and valid for at least six (6) months after you return home
Office of International Services Forms
From the OIS home page, go to the "Education Abroad" tab for the following forms: (1) Checklist, (2) Approval Form, (3) Emergency Contacts, (4) In-Country Itinerary, (5) Assumption of Risk and Release, (6) Student Conduct Agreement, (7) Medical Self-Assessment and Treatment Disclosure and Release, and (8) a How-to-Guide for International SOS and STEP Enrollment.
MARC Travel Clinic: Schedule an appointment with the UTHSCSA travel clinic with Dr. Anthony Hartzler (email@example.com or 210-450-9800) at least 2 months prior to any international travel.
CMHE Global Health Guidelines, Ruth Berggren, MD
The CMHE Academic Program Coordinator will order medications and supplies needed by your team. Please see Global Health Supply and Medication Ordering Procedures.
CMHE Policies & Procedures for the Requisition of Supplies and Equipment for Approved International Electives
CMHE Travel Requisition and Reimbursement Policies & Procedures for Approved International Electives
Institutional Review Board: if you are conducting research while abroad, check with UTHSCSAs Institutional Review Board to see if your research needs to be reviewed.
Office of International Services: for any additional questions about institutional policies for international travel, please contact the Office of International Services.