Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine International Health Experiences
Increasingly, healthcare professionals are needed who can meet the challenges of providing healthcare in resource-poor settings. The WMed International Health Experiences is a certificate-awarding program aimed at educating and exposing participants to the aspects of global health to minimize the disparity of medical care in developing countries. The certificate program provides residents with the skills needed to meet the complex demands for healthcare professionals to function competently in resource poor settings. Participants will earn the certificate through:
- Learning within a structured group oriented curriculum
- Experiential hands-on learning in WMed faculty-approved site such as Madagascar, Peru, Cuba or other developing countries as well as immersion in a low resource healthcare setting
- Course work which may be done in classroom or online.