Global Health Track

As part of our commitment to expanding access to health care, investing in medical training and partnering in research worldwide, Mount Sinai offers a Global Health Track. Our three most popular sites where we send trainees to are Cameroon, Bangladesh, and Kenya although other training areas are available.

The program gives Mount Sinai medicine residents the resources to pursue global health work during their PGY2 and PGY3 years. The curriculum focuses on the delivery of medical services, participation in medical education and research in resource-limited settings.

Program requirements are as follows:

  • Must be a PGY1 at the time of application;
  • Must spend a minimum of six weeks at a resource-limited site;
  • Prior global health experience is not required although preference is given to those who have demonstrated a commitment to this area of medicine.

Applicants interested in the Global Health Track should apply to the Categorical Residency. Once enrolled at Mount Sinai, residents are encouraged to speak with Jennifer Jao, MD, Director of the Global Health Track, about entering this program. Interested applicants should make note of their interest on their application, so appropriate interviews can be arranged.

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