Conferences

May 25, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Bethune Round Table Toronto, Ontario M5S 1P2

Sponsoring Organizations: The University of Toronto

The Bethune Roundtable is an annual interdisciplinary meeting aimed at addressing the challenges of providing accessible, high-quality surgical care to marginalized patients in low-resource settings. The theme for the 2018 conference is The Role of the Trainee in Global Surgery.

June 4, 2018 - June 7, 2018
Global Health Practitioner Conference Bethesda, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: CORE Group

Participants will discuss emerging challenges and gaps in community health, and explore tools and interventions to address them through skill building, networking, and program learning. Specific conference theme will be announced closer to the date.

June 11, 2018 - June 22, 2018
Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health Montreal QC H3G 1Y6, Canada

Sponsoring Organizations: McGill University Health Programs

The McGill Summer Institute offers a unique format of short non-credit professional development courses and attracts a diverse group of participants, from industry leaders to NGO’s, academics and researchers, and advocacy group members. Courses include, Global Health Diagnostics, Clinical Tropical Medicine and Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases.

June 11, 2018 - June 23, 2018
Health Systems Summer Institute Baltimore, MD 21205

Sponsoring Organizations: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Participants will learn the principles of health systems and develop the skills necessary to assess and improve a wide range of public health systems. Course work focuses on low- and middle-income countries and will include: High Performing Organizations in Low and Middle Income Settings, Human Resilience: Public Health Perspectives and Designing Transformative Innovation for Global Health.

June 12, 2018 - June 13, 2018
Update Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health New Orleans, LA 70130

Sponsoring Organizations: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

This two-day meeting is designed for physicians and other health care providers and offers an update in the essential components of tropical medicine and travelers' health.

June 25, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview Course Grand Saline, TX 75140

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Health Service Corps

This course is for students and healthcare professionals and will teach skills for short and long term international service. This course will also provide an overview of tropical diseases in a case-based format and highlight the provision of quality care through application of global health guidelines.

July 8, 2018 - July 28, 2018
Beyond the Biological Basis of Disease Mirebalais, Haiti

Sponsoring Organizations: Equal Health

This 3 week course is designed for health profession students of all levels. Course objectives include: 1. To promote international solidarity and partnership for generating solutions to global health challenges facing societies throughout the world 2. To study issues related to global health in a resource-poor setting with an emphasis on local and global context, and 3. To foster critical analysis of global health interventions in resource-poor settings.

July 11, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Summer Institutes in Tropical Medicine and Public Health Baltimore, MD 21205

Sponsoring Organizations: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

This summer program is designed to provide training in tropical medicine and related public health issues through a multidisciplinary approach. Topics will include 1) HIV,TB and Chronic Infections in the tropics 2)Vector-Borne Diseases in the Tropics 3)Intestinal Infections in the tropics 4)Child and Public Health in the tropics and 5)Chronic Diseases in Low-and-Middle-Income Countries.

July 13, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH) Annual Conference Baltimore, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH)

The theme of the 2018 CCIH Conference is, "Power of Partnership: Working Together to Serve the Kingdom". The conference will explore how faith based organizations use partnerships to improve their work within the community, as well as in global health work.

July 24, 2018 - July 27, 2018
Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course Cambridge, MA 02138

Sponsoring Organizations: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

The Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course is a four-day training organized by the Academy's Lavine Family Humanitarian Studies Initiative to train humanitarian professionals, including NGO and UN workers, national and local government disaster preparedness planners, and others involved in emergency-phase response to disasters and humanitarian crises. Topics will include: 1. Assessment and Prioritization 2.Delivering Aid 3. Health and 4. Response to Recovery.

July 26, 2018 - July 31, 2018
Introduction to Disaster and Refugee Response: Sphere International Standards Grand Saline, TX 75140

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Health Service Corps

Developed by the international response community this course will offer Interactive sessions and program participants will gain resources to put principles into practice, engage with coordinated relief efforts, minister to affected populations, and maintain resilience.

August 2, 2018 - August 5, 2018
New Medical Missionary Training Bristol, TN

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA)

This conference focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities in healthcare missions overseas and is for everyone who will be involved at any level of healthcare ministry. Discussion topics include: 1) What are the key ethical issues in healthcare and missions? 2) How do I become an effective healthcare team member in the culture I will be entering? and 3) Health systems in the developing world require a much greater emphasis on a health-team approach, how do I integrate?

August 3, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Project Helping Hands Annual Summit Portland, OR

Sponsoring Organizations: Project Helping Hands

The 2018 PHH Summit will convene both team leaders and participants and offer an opportunity to learn first hand about specific PHH missions. Judith N. Lasker will be the keynote speaker and she will discuss the impact on host communities and on volunteers of short-term international service programs in public health and medical care.

September 5, 2018 - September 7, 2018
2018 Healthcare Missions Leadership Summit Charlotte, NC 28273

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA)/MedSend

The purpose of this annual summit is to build ongoing relationships, share successful strategies, discuss important issues, examine relevant research and problem solve. Topics to be discussed include insights from women leaders in medical missions, hospital administration and capacity building, partnerships in medical ministry and member care/burnout.

September 7, 2018 - September 9, 2018
2018 Timmy Global Health Student Leadership Conference Nashville, IN 47448

Sponsoring Organizations: Timmy Global Health

This conference will bring together representatives from Timmy Global Health's partner organizations, experts from the global health field, and leaders in international development. Specific information regarding workshops and speakers will be forthcoming.

September 9, 2018 - September 15, 2018
Medical Mission Overview: An Orientation to International Aid Work Boca del Toro, Panama

Sponsoring Organizations: Remote Care Education, Floating Doctors & University of Minnesota

This conference is designed to train clinicians in the effective approach to resource-limited health care. It will include lectures, ultrasound training, and live deployments to remote indigenous villages with the Floating Doctors team.

September 12, 2018 - September 15, 2018
2018 AAFP Global Health Summit Jacksonville, FL 32202

Sponsoring Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

The theme of the 2018 AAFP Summit is "Impacting Global Health Through Family Medicine", offering participants the opportunity to prepare for overseas experiences, broaden clinical knowledge and learn to evaluate the practical management of chronic diseases in resource-constrained settings.

September 25, 2018 - September 28, 2018
Emerging Global Healthcare Leadership Symposium London NW6 5RP, United Kingdom

Sponsoring Organizations: The Institute for Global Healthcare Leadership

The Emerging Global Healthcare Leadership Symposium helps prepare healthcare leaders to effectively work in and/or lead major public health departments, public or private organizations, and global programs and initiatives.

September 27, 2018
2018 Triangle Global Health Annual Conference Raleigh, NC

Sponsoring Organizations:

The theme of this years conference is "Looking Toward the Future: Innovation for Global Health Impact". Attendees and presenters will explore expanded notions of innovation that are inclusive of, but far broader than technology alone. Sessions will delve into various types of innovation including global health program innovation, medical technology, mHealth and innovative business models.

October 14, 2018 - October 16, 2018
World Health Summit 2018 Berlin , Germany

Sponsoring Organizations: Berlin Institute of Health

The World Health Summit brings together researchers, physicians, key government officials,as well as representatives from NGOs and healthcare systems all over the world to address the most pressing issues facing every facet of healthcare and medicine in the upcoming decade and beyond.

October 22, 2018
Global Health Mini-University Washington, DC 20052

Sponsoring Organizations: USAID

The Mini-University is a free, annual, day-long forum that brings together professionals working in and students interested in a variety of Global Health areas. The Mini-University offers a variety of presentations highlighting evidence-based best practices and a selection of concurrent sessions on topics including: maternal, neonatal, and child health, infectious disease, non-communicable disease, health systems and humanitarian relief.

October 26, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Anesthesia for Global Outreach Boston, MA 02115

Sponsoring Organizations: Boston Children's Hospital

The Anesthesia for Global Outreach Course is designed to assist anesthesia providers travelling to developing countries or austere environments for service or capacity development in anesthesia and critical care.

October 28, 2018 - November 1, 2018
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting New Orleans, LA 70130

Sponsoring Organizations: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

This scientific meeting includes contributed and invited papers, a plenary session, symposia, exhibits, awards and poster sessions. The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) is the principal organization in the United States representing scientists, clinicians and others with interests in the prevention and control of tropical diseases through research and education.

October 29, 2018 - October 31, 2018
One Accord Forum and Expo Black Mountain, NC 28711

Sponsoring Organizations: ACORD Network

ACCORD's annual conference will assemble workers affiliated with Christian mission organizations, providing an opportunity to collaborate and achieve the highest standards, principles and effectiveness in relief and development.

November 8, 2018 - November 10, 2018
2018 Global Missions Health Conference Louisville, KY 40243

Sponsoring Organizations: Medical Missions

The Global Missions Health Conference aims to inform, train, and equip health care professionals and students to use their medical skills in the missions field. Topics will include 1)Global Health Issues 2)Medical Specialties 3)Missions Training and 4) Community Development.

November 8, 2018 - November 9, 2018
2018 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference London, United Kingdom WC1E 7HT

Sponsoring Organizations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Attendees will hear from leading women on some of the most urgent health issues facing the world today, including humanitarian crises, non-communicable diseases, and environmental health and climate change.

November 10, 2018 - November 14, 2018
APHA 2018 Annual Meeting -Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now San Diego, CA 92101

Sponsoring Organizations: American Public Health Association (APHA)

The theme of the 2018 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now." This meeting will unite the public health community and afford professionals and practitioners the opportunity to address current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health.

November 19, 2018 - November 21, 2018
Canadian Conference on Global Health Toronto, Canada

Sponsoring Organizations: Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH)

The theme for 2018 is, Fragile Environments and Global Health: Examining drivers of change. Workshops and lectures will focus on the diverse research methods, theories, measures and strategies that can be applied to global health.