NS 3090

NS 3090

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Weill Cornell Medicine faculty from several clinical departments including the department of medicine, department of surgery, department of anesthesiology, department of pediatrics, department of psychiatry, department of radiation oncology, department of public health, and department of emergency medicine, share their experiences in global health and international work. These global health experts will present their experiences abroad in a seminar style course.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate, senior, junior, or sophomore students.

Course Attribute (CU-ITL)

  • Students will be able to: Describe discrete, short-term interventions in global health including medical mission style surgery and anesthesia services and emergency responses to humanitarian and natural disasters, such as the COVID-19, Ebola, or Zika outbreaks, the Haitian Earthquake, and the Syrian Refugee Crisis.
  • Students will be able to: Describe the sustainable nature of existing global health initiatives such as Physicians for Human Rights work, cervical cancer screening, and long-term research collaborations in low- and middle-income countries through an understanding of the biosocial factors that impact health like poverty and economics, gender violence, and access to natural resources.
  • Students will be able to: Compare and contrast the differences between traditional medical mission style work abroad and a biosocial approach to global health.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GDEV 3091

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 11544 NS 3090   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Please send any questions about enrollment in this class to DNS Student Services at dnsstudentservices@cornell.edu only.