How to Incorporate Global Health into Your Curriculum/Course
1. Understand that education on global health concepts is demanded by the student body, and how it relates to a variety of courses already taught on campus. Relevant concepts include Health & Equity, Role of culture in healthcare, Healthcare delivery systems, Disaster preparedness and response, Communicable and non-communicable diseases, Women’s and children’s health, and Nutrition and mental health.
2. Understand that involvement and improvements in global health require multi-disciplinary involvement and are not limited to international work (the “local” in “glocal”)
3. Identify strategies to incorporate these global health concepts into existing coursework, especially using the upcoming Mobile Interactive Courseware Platform.
4. Identify risks/benefits associated with global health service opportunities such that they may appropriately guide and mentor students interested in such opportunities.
5. Identify strategies to help students structure their global health activities so that they are mindful of ethical issues and maximize their scholarly potential
Presentation: 46 minutes
Recommended CitationSule, MD, Harsh P. and Leon, PharmD, Nicholas, "How to Incorporate Global Health into Your Curriculum/Course" (2014). Thomas Jefferson University Faculty Days. Paper 3.