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Community Events

The Center for Global Health co-sponsors monthly and annual events and outreach opportunities on and off campus throughout the year. Here are global health events that are happening around the world.

September 11, 2014

12:00-1:00 pm

"Can we obtain high quality qualitative data online?"

Presented by: Sheana Bull, PhD, MPH, Professor and Chair in Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School Public Health

This lecture will take place at CU Anschutz Medical Campus, University Physicians, Inc. building (UPI), Lilly Marks Board Room (1st floor).

This lecture is sponsored by The Qualitative Research Methods Forum and by The Colorado Health Outcomes Program (COHO). If you wish to participate by web conference, please contact Bobbi West Stemple at​.

September 11-13, 2014

11th Annual Family Medicine Global Health Workshop

"The Changing Landscape of Global Family Medicine"

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, San Diego, CA

The Center for Global Health Initiatives of the American Academy of Family Physicians will convene the 11th AAFP Family Medicine Global Health Workshop, September 11-13 in San Diego, CA. There are multiple opportunities to improve care for people of the world, and it is our responsibility to educate and share resources to do so. It is AAFP's hope that this workshop will help participants reach this goal. AAFP is now accepting abstracts on a variety of topics including the conference theme, The Changing Landscape of Global Family Medicine – the deadline for abstract submissions is May 15, 2014.

Click here to learn more about this event!​

September 12, 2014

12:00-1:00 pm

"Identifying Barriers and Facilitators of Cancer Screening in Muslims in the U.S."

Presented by: Madiha Abdel-Maksoud, MD, PhD, Senior Instructor, Colorado School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology

This lecture will take place at CU Anschutz Medical Campus, Education Building 2 North, Room 2206. No RSVP necessary​.

October 2-5, 2014

UCSF Bootcamp for Global Health Care Delivery

San Francisco, California

The UCSF Global Health Core is offering a Continuing Medical Education (CME)/ Continuing Education (CE) immersion program for early to mid-career health professionals in medicine, nursing, and pharmacy interested in serving globally and committed to incorporating global health care into their career path.

Taught by over a dozen experienced global health experts, the Bootcamp will use hands-on small group workshops and simulations to teach health system design and delivery, value chain mapping, leadership training, ethics and quality improvement principles tailored for resource-constrained settings. In addition, participants will have ongoing opportunities for longitudinal mentorship for one year following the Bootcamp.

To register for the Bootcamp, click here​.

More information can be found at:

Questions should be directed to Manisha Singh at ​​​​​​​​

November 10-21, 2014

Annual Global Health and Disasters Course

Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

This international health course is a two week course offered once a year as part of the University of Colorado School of Medicine Global Health Track. The first week of the course is the Global Health section of the course and the second week of the course is the Children in Disasters section.

This course prepares its participants for international experiences and future global health work. This is an interactive training course which incorporates readings, lectures, small group problem based learning exercises, technical skill sessions, online coursework and a disaster simulation exercise.

Click here to learn more, see a draft agenda, and register!​

November 21, 2014

Annual Global Health Symposium

Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Faculty and students of the University of Colorado share their work at this exciting annual event. Learn about last year's symposium by clicking here​. Be sure to mark your calendar for this year's symposium!

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