Global Health Impact Map

Global Health Impact Map


SocMed - Education for Equity

Key Contact: Michael Westerhaus, MD | Visit Activity Website

Activity Dates: ongoing

Country(ies): Uganda


Contact Information

Michael Westerhaus MD, MA Co-Director west0591@umn.edu

Activity Description

SocMed advocates for and implements health professional curricula based upon study of the social determinants of health. We currently offer annual courses in Uganda and Haiti that merge the study of clinical medicine with social medicine.

Activity Types

Clinical Care, Community Outreach, Education/Training

Academic Health Center Units

Medical School
     Global Health Pathway

Other Collaborators

Amy Finnegan, Phyllis Kisa

Partner Organizations

Lacor Hospital, Gulu University Faculty of Medicine

Activity Topics

Education, Policy, Rural Health

Status

Current