knowledge of the community, national, and international determinants of
health as they apply to a particular practice site and more broadly.
an understanding of separate health system and the role of a visiting
resident physician in that system.
concepts of social justice in global health. Specifically to understand the
interrelationship of poverty, oppression, environmental degradation and
their impact on health.
a critique of medical volunteer work abroad and be able to discuss the power
dynamics and ethics involved.
the skill to communicate effectively with patients from another cultural
and socioeconomic setting.
clinical and diagnostic skills for a low resource setting.
disease specific knowledge (area specific)
or practice relevant procedural skills (area specific)
opportunities and limitation for future international medical work