This seminar will prepare students for Global Health Summer Programs in diverse locales. Students will hear from Cornell faculty and staff on relevant global health and development issues. Course sessions will cover important country and regional-specific factors relating to geography, culture, history, politics, and health systems. Students will be actively engaged in reading, discussing and presenting on key seminar topics.
Describe important country- and region-specific factors relating to geography, culture, history, politics and health systems of the country to which students will travel.
Work in collaborative teams to research and present on country specific projects.
Demonstrate reflective practices (oral and written), especially related to cultural diversity, professional growth, collaboration, and service-learning.
Demonstrate competency to act in three ways: a) To learn safely and effectively in a challenging and exciting international context. b) To support the learning and well-being of your fellow students. c) To serve as a student ambassador in maintaining and fostering Cornell Global Health Program’s international partnerships.