Conferences

January 15, 2019 - January 18, 2019
UCSF Global Health Bootcamp San Francisco, CA 94143

Sponsoring Organizations: UCSF and Global Health Core

This four day conference will be taught by over a dozen experienced global health experts and will use hands-on small group workshops and simulations to teach health system design and delivery, value chain mapping, leadership training, ethics and quality improvement principles tailored for resource-constrained settings.

February 15, 2019 - February 16, 2019
Global Health Conference Midwest 2019 Omaha, NE 68102

Sponsoring Organizations: Creighton University, Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research

This conference aims to provide insight into global health issues, promoting a common voice for those interested in global health, fostering talent, and facilitating interdisciplinary partnerships.

February 23, 2019 - February 24, 2019
Humanitarian Aid Skills Course Stanford, CA

Sponsoring Organizations: Stanford University School of Medicine

This course will help to prepare physicians and allied health professionals to participate in surgical procedures in low resource settings. The course will provide skills training in a number of basic surgical procedures, and is of interest to any health professional interested in humanitarian surgery.

March 8, 2019 - March 10, 2019
10th Annual CUGH Conference- Translation and Implementation for Impact in Global Health Chicago, IL 60605

Sponsoring Organizations: Consortium of Universities for Global Health

This conference will focus on how to address pressing international and domestic global health, and development challenges. Attendees will have several program tracks to choose from, including: 1. Non Communicable Diseases and Communicable Diseases 2. Planetary Health and 3. Social Determinants of Health.

April 5, 2019 - April 6, 2019
2019 Humanitarian Health Conference Kansas City, MO 64133

Sponsoring Organizations: Institute for International Medicine (INMED)

This conference will bring together leading experts in the field, offer hands-on learning opportunities and provide courses that offer certification upon completion. This conference will focus on inspiring those who serve and equip them with the practical skills needed to navigate the unique challenges of serving the world’s most marginalized people.

April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019
Global Health and Innovation Conference New Haven, CT

Sponsoring Organizations: Unite for Sight

This conference will convene leaders, change-makers, and participants from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Information regarding speakers and specific forum topics will be updated when it becomes available.

May 7, 2019 - May 10, 2019
2019 WADEM Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine Brisbane, Australia

Sponsoring Organizations: World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM)

The 2019 WADEM Congress will cover a broad range of topics, including: 1. Emergency Medical Response 2. International Response Ethics 3.Training of First Responders and 4. Relevant Challenges, e.g: ebola, pandemic influenza, etc.

June 6, 2019 - June 8, 2019
2019 CCIH Conference Baltimore, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH)

The theme of the 2019 CCIH conference is "Called to Care: A Strong Community for Lasting Health". The conference will explore questions such as: 1. How do we build capacity of local caring communities and organizations? 2.Are we working with other faith-based organizations, churches, government agencies, NGOs, and others to ensure our communities are self-sufficient? and 3. How can faith-based organizations incorporate human-centered design?

June 17, 2019 - June 22, 2019
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 the application of global health guidelines.

June 22, 2019
Christian Health Service Corps - Suture Workshop Grand Saline, TX

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Health Service Corps

This workshop offers healthcare professionals and students to learn the basics of simple skin suturing for resource-limited settings and gain hands-on practice. The Suture Workshop is held as a part of the Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview course, and is optionally offered as a stand-alone workshop.

July 8, 2019 - July 26, 2019
Global Health Delivery Intensive Program Boston, MA

Sponsoring Organizations: Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard University

The Global Health Delivery Intensive (GHDI) is a non-degree summer program that trains public health leaders and health practitioners. This course will engage students in the analysis of case studies that describe efforts to improve health care delivery in resource-poor settings, and illuminates principles and frameworks for the design of efficient and effective global health interventions.

August 11, 2019 - August 15, 2019
48th World Congress of Surgery (WCS) Krakow, Poland

Sponsoring Organizations: International Society of Surgery (ISS)

The WCS 2019 will feature an impressive lineup of named lectures, plenary & main sessions, state-of-the-art lectures, free paper, poster & video sessions as well as special scientific sessions. Topics will include: Anesthesia & Rural Surgery, Trauma & Intensive Care, Burns, Military Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.

October 2, 2019 - October 6, 2019
IDWeek 2019 Washington, DC

Sponsoring Organizations: Infectious Disease Society of America

IDWeek is a forum for health professionals of varied backgrounds to collaborate, cooperate, and learn from each other’s expertise. With common issues and challenges, IDWeek provides an opportunity to learn from each other’s knowledge, experience and expertise, for the improvement of patient care and public health. (Will update with more specific information as it becomes available.)

October 7, 2019 - October 12, 2019
AAFP Global Health Summit Albuquerque, NM

Sponsoring Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

The 2019 Global Health Summit will provide an opportunity for attendees to network, learn, and train with current and aspiring global health advocates. The summit will 1. Explore opportunities to think on a global scale in a local setting 2.Evaluate the practical management of chronic diseases in resource-constrained settings and 3. Advise and train students, residents and physicians for global health endeavors.

October 12, 2019 - October 15, 2019
World Rural Health Conference Albuquerque, NM

Sponsoring Organizations: National Rural Health Association

This conference will focus on rural health best practices through interactive scientific programs and skill workshops. Experts will present the latest advances associated with heathcare in a rural setting. Network with colleagues pursuing the same worthy goal: to improve health care for all rural populations.