On this page you will find a selection of essential resources for Global Health education, including guides, articles, curricula, and trainee resources.
In the Summer of 2018, the American Board of Pediatrics Global Health Task Force publishing a comprehensive, practical resource for pediatric program directors to incorporate global health education into their respective training programs. This resource includes ready to use templates forms, examples of global health curricula, information on global health fellowships and careers in global health, information on partnerships and bidirectional exchanges, and much, much more.
Essential Articles in GH Education
In order to provide a streamlined bibliography, each spring the GHLC Steering Committee votes on articles that are essential reads for global health educators.
Also, here is a list of journals which publish global health education work.
Online Global Health Curricula
SUGAR: Free multidisciplinary, pilot-tested, pre-departure curricular resources including:
SUGAR (Simulation Use for Global Away Rotations): A comprehensive global health simulation curricula to help prepare learners for the emotional obstacles of working in limited-resource settings
PEARLS (Procedural Education for Adaptation to Resource Limited Settings): A web video series demonstrating low cost modifications to medical procedures for use in resource-limited settings
S-PACK (SUGAR’s Pre-Departure Activities Curricular Kit): A comprehensive pre-departure global health curriculum with facilitator training to lead modules on topics including health and safety, ethics, wellness in global health, and culture shock.
Canadian Paediatric Society Global Child Health Curriculum: Four downloadable courses with training for an institutional site lead to facilitate
BU edX Global Health MOOCs—The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Health: Multidisciplinary online preparation courses that are interactive, case-based, evaluative, enable tracking for program directors, and are free of charge.
Resources for Global Health Trainees
Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine. Eddleston M, Davidson R, Brent A, Wilkinson R. 3rd Ed. 2008.
Textbook of Global Child Health. (D. Kamat, P. Fischer.): A comprehensive reference that combines travel medicine, practicing medicine in other countries, and reviews diseases endemic in the tropics and resource-limited areas.
Preparing for International health Experiences: A Practical Guide. Edited by Akshaya Neil Arya
Procedural Education for Adaptation to Resource Limited Settings (PEARLS): demonstration videos of procedural technique adaptations for use in resource-limited settings
Videos developed to train front-line health workers in resource-limited settings:
WHO Model Formulary for Children. World Health Organization. 2010
Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment: A manual for participants. World Health Organization. 2005.
Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) Chart Booklet. World Health Organization. 2008.
Resources for Creating a GH Passport
The APPD GHLC has shared examples with GH educators about how to create a GH Passport for tracking and administering multiple different learning options for a given learning objective.
Strategies for earning american board of pediatrics maintenance of certification (MOC) Part 4 credit for global health education quality improvement
At the Spring 2018 APPD Meeting, several members of the GHLC Steering Committee led a workshop on how to approach global health education initiatives with a quality improvement lens, and then apply for this work to earn MOC Part 4 Credit. The links below include the slides from this session, blank template forms, and completed forms using the case example.
Authored by members of the Global Health Learning Community: Joanne Mendoza, Amy Rule, Kathy Ferrer, Emilia Connolly, and Nikki St. Clair
New in 2020 - ABP Sponsored MOC4 Credit For Improving Your GH Program
Log on to your abp.org account
• Click on My MOC dashboard
• Scroll down to Quality Improvement (Part 4) and click it
• Click on Online Modules
• Under filter options, type “global health” and you will see the first Global Health Education Quality Improvement Project Template!