Purpose Statement

The Global Education Office is dedicated to partner with medical students, Departments and physicians of the University of Louisville, School of Medicine, to provide quality educational opportunities that are dedicated to providing healthcare to underserved populations on a global scale through:

  • Education: Meet student interest and demand for global health curriculum that is rigorous and evidence based representing global health knowledge.
  • Research: Fostering scholarly based research to expand medical knowledge grounded in evidence based processes and a deeper understanding of health inequities among global populations.
  • Travel: Provide local and global practical experiences that are avenues for global health education for our students, our patients and the communities where we travel and serve.