Workshop Sessions and Poster Presentations

Workshop Sessions and Poster Presentations

The 2017 Global Health Workshop will include break out sessions relating to various crucial topic areas. Click on a topic below for a list of the workshops relating to that area of interest.

You may also find your particular areas of interest addressed during one of the poster presentations at the workshop. 


Clinical Topics in Global Family Medicine

  • A Revolutionary Integrative Approach to the Management of Chronic Pain and Depression
  • Appropriate Technology For Global Health
  • Best practices caring for recently arrived Arab and Muslim women
  • Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment in a rural hospital in Malawi: A four-year comprehensive review
  • Chronic Mountain Sickness: a brief clinical review and genetics update
  • Clinical Challenges
  • Clinical Update on Global Child Nutrition
  • Easing the Transition to Citizenship: The I648
  • Ethics: Global or Local?
  • Forsyth County Refugee Health Collaborative: Building an Algorithm to Enhance Access
  • High-Risk Low-Resource Maternal Care
  • How can we measure success? Clinical outcome measures for short-term medical service trips
  • Human Trafficking: an overview
  • Latent tuberculosis infection
  • Manual Laboratory Techniques for Resource-poor Settings
  • Maternal Health in Zambia
  • Parasitology I: Malaria
  • Parasitology II: Gastrointestinal parasites
  • Parasitology III: Vector-borne parasites
  • Partnership to Care for Yazidi IDPs in Kurdistan
  • Sustainable neonatal resuscitation programs amongst medical and nursing students in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • The ABCs of FGM/FGC: Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation: What Clinicians Need to Know
  • The Chronic Disease Tsunami
  • The Medical Evaluation of Asylum Seekers
  • Zika virus in the neonate

Global Expansion of Family Medicine

  • Building A Central and North American Collaboration to Develop Family Medicine Training and Practice
  • Designing a Point of Care Ultrasound Workshop through a multi-institutional and organizational collaboration for Family Medicine Physicians in Kenya
  • Developing Workforce and Enhancing Services through Global Health Collaborations/Partnerships
  • Family doctors are our rising stars for the future: A discussion with leaders of Family Medicine expansion in Malawi, Guatemala and the US
  • Family Medicine Cares International: Patient Care, Service, Medical Education and Faculty Development in Haiti
  • Family Medicine in Honduras: a consultation progress report
  • Family Medicine's Contiued Growth and Development in Ethiopia
  • Filling the Void: Developing Local Leaders in the Southeast Asia Family Medicine Academy
  • Global Expansion of Primary Care via Asynchronous Remote Teleconsultation: A Case Illustration
  • Growing Family Medicine Via Multiple International Partners: A Successful Model
  • Implementing a Family Medicine Residency Program in a low-income country through collaborative work
  • Lessons and Opportunities: Employing Telemedicine to Support Primary Care in a Global Rural Setting
  • Promoting Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Through Collaborative Faculty Development: A Success Story From Nigeria
  • Seven Years Teaching Family Medicine in Africa (And Why I Want You To Help Me Build a Medical School In Western Ethiopia)
  • The Contra Costa/UCSF Global Health Fellowship and Malawi College of Medicine collaboration to strengthen the Family Medicine rotation of fourth year medical students
  • The Cuban Model of the "Patient-Centered Medical Home" Three Decades in the Making: How Cuba's Neighborhood "Consultorio" Truly Integrates Family into Medicine
  • The Progress of Family Medicine Residency Education in the People’s Republic of China – A Personal Perspective from Wuhan

Incorporating Global Health Into Family Medicine Training and Practice

  • Addressing Determinants of Health in Rural Honduras: One Residency's Approach
  • Big Difference, Little Time: Impact of the Modified Horatio Alger Exercise
  • Cracking the Code: Developing Global Health Research Opportunities for Underrepresented Minority College Students
  • Creating the Human Trafficking Victim Medical Home in Resident Physician Education: A Synergistic Dynamic of Care
  • Critical Questions for Learners Going Abroad
  • Developing structural competence in family medicine residents through migrant farmworker health
  • Do-It-Together Health Education: Community-Based Health Interventions for Mercado Global Artisans
  • Establishing, Building and Sustaining Global Health Projects
  • First, Do No Harm: Principles for Effective Global Health Volunteering & Education
  • From Global to Local: Development and Utilization of a Local Student-Run Free Clinic to Provide Interprofessional, Cultural, and Clinical Global Health Education for Medical Students
  • Global Health Fellowships: Multidisciplinary Database Development and Program Survey
  • Global Health in the era of medical voluntourism: Service learning from the host organization's​ perspective
  • God Willing and the Creek Don’t Rise: Medical School Community Aides in Flood Relief Effort
  • Health Promotion in a Rural, Agricultural Community of Baja California using a Promotora Model
  • Health Through a Culturally Sensitive Lens: Characterizing the Patient Dynamics of Colonia Margarita Moran, Mexico
  • Leveraging support for the Design of Interdisciplinary Global Health Programs for Residents
  • LSUHSC New Orleans - Developing an Interprofessional Global Health Education Program
  • Meena Apa - Addressing the Impact of Menstruation on Productivity and the Health of Women in Bangladesh Through Medical Student Entrepreneurship, Scholarship and Public Outreach
  • Piloting an International Clinical and Public Health Training Site in Ecuador: Initial Steps and Lessons Learned
  • Practical Solutions for the Development of Long Term Global Health Partnerships
  • Procedural Training for Family Medicine Residents Interested in Global Health
  • Rethinking Global Health Training - Combining Short Term Exposures with Longitudinal Training
  • Separating Fact from Fiction: 14 years experience of a residency global health book club
  • Teaching Global Health in Medication Education: Focus on Health Care Disparities
  • Translating Recommendations to Reality: Implementing the new interprofessional global health competencies for medical student education

Reflections in Global Health

  • A Conversation We Must Have: Safety and Security Protocols in Global Health Programs
  • A Question of Faith: Do Faith-Based Organizations Empower or Impose?
  • Am I Home?
  • Coming Back: Culture Shock for the Returning Global Health Physician
  • Ethics Considerations for Global Health: Do Multiple Interests Necessarily Create Conflicts of Interest?
  • Global Health & the FM Milestones
  • Global Health Training After Family Medicine Residency: An Applicant Perspective
  • Global Public Health Diplomacy
  • History giving – Narrative Writing and Global Health
  • Human Rights – Why it is a Doctor’s Business
  • Mental Health for Children in Conflict Zones
  • Newly Developed Elective Rotation In Global Health: Resident Reflections
  • Round Table Discussion: Careful caring for our global patients
  • Struggling in your work abroad? You’re not alone!: Recognizing the challenges of maintaining personal wellness in the setting of global health work
  • Timmy Global Health: 20 years of service and learning
  • Two Years in Tansen: Global Health Viewed Through the Lens of Life & Work in Nepal
  • Using Narrative in Global Health - Lessons from the Field

Research and Evaluation of Global Family Medicine

  • A model to evaluate Global Health training in Graduate Medical Education using Standardized Patient Encounters
  • Emergency obstetric skill retention pilot: Ethiopian midwives 18 months post Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics® course
  • Evaluation of Education and Training Programs in Global Health: Challenges, Successes and Pitfalls
  • Evaluation of the Implementation of Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Model through the Family Medicine Department at Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
  • Global Medical Education: There’s an App for That
  • GLOCAL HEALTH:Think Globally and implement locally
  • Long Term Follow Up of Short Term Emergency Ultrasound Training in Tanzania
  • Maternity care - a balance between culture and medicine
  • Measure twice, treat once: Using WHO STEPS tools as part of program development abroad
  • Multi-interventional approaches to child malnutrition in rural Guatemala: a deeper look at cost effective, culturally competent care
  • Recognizing the rise of Informatics in Global Health, a new the Frontier
  • Towards more sustainable programming for glob

Poster Presentations

  • A Non-Gas-Based Cryotherapy System for the Treatment of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN): a Mixed-Methods Approach for Initial Development and Testing
  • Advancing Global Health Education and Service by Utilizing Simulations and Workshops at a Global Health Conference
  • An Outbreak of Pellagra in the Kasese Catchment Area, Dowa, Malawi
  • Assessing Knowledge, Attitudes, and Barriers to Prenatal Care in Women of the Izabal Department in Guatemala
  • Barriers to Health for the Massai Living in Southern Kenya
  • Barriers to Healthcare Access Faced by the Hispanic-Latino Immigrant Community of Indianapolis
  • Barriers to Prenatal Care in Refugee Women
  • Biblical Beetles and a Severe Vesicating Dermatitis
  • Clinical Management of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity: A Normative Review
  • Cultural Value of Multivitamin and Antibiotic Use in the Dominican Republic
  • Current HIV care in La Romana,DR(Dominican Republic) in a primary care setting
  • Dental education to children and adolescents in Dondon, Haiti to prevent systemic illness
  • Development of a WhatsApp Ultrasound Consult Group to Improve Patient Care and Longitudinal Ultrasound Training in a Global Health Context
  • Diabetes in Ghana and around the world
  • Enhancing Medical Student Global Health Service and Learning Opportunities
  • Epidemiology of Disease in the Peruvian Andes
  • Ethical Considerations When sending Traniees Abroad
  • Exploring the global impact of gender biases in cancer registration on reported gender disparities in cancer incidence
  • Fever, Nausea, and Unilateral Leg Weakness in a Border-Crosser
  • Finding the Sweet Spot: Comparing methods of diabetes mellitus screening during short-term clinics in the Dominican Republic
  • Finger-to-knee Distance as a Predictor of Lung Function in Pre-operative Spine Patients in Ethiopia
  • FM 360 A Global exchange program
  • Home visits in a resource constrained setting: A northern Ghanaian experience
  • How are you growing? : A Survey on the Current Limitations of the Chispuditos Micronutrient Supplement
  • How to provide holistic preventative care for a resource-limited patient population in Apopka, FL
  • Hypertension in a OneWorld Health rural Nicaraguan ambulatory clinic: Prevalence and Management
  • Hypertension medication adherence survey at rural Nicaraguan outreach clinics
  • Impact of Menstruation on Productivity and Health of Women in Bangladesh
  • Implementing EMR in the Rural Area of Cusco, Peru
  • Inaugural Helicobacter Pylori Rapid Testing at a Rural Primary Care Clinic in Mayaya, Haiti
  • Inspiring the “Doctors of Tomorrow” in Detroit and Beyond through Medical Pipeline Programs
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Wash Practices in Relation to Schistosomiasis Prevention in Kamanga Village North Western Tanzania
  • Lessons Learned in a Dedicated Refugee Clinic
  • Medical Student Interpreter Training Program in a Student-Run Clinic
  • Model of a Resident-Led Refugee and Immigrant Primary Care Clinic in an Urban Academic Medical Cente
  • Navigating the Fulbright Nehru application- the India application experience as a Fulbright Specialist – a strategy for knowledge exchange
  • Parkinson’s Disease in North America: Trends, Challenges, and the Role of Primary-Care
  • Partnerships with high-income country academic centers that support post graduate training programs in Family Medicine in Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Themes for Success
  • Personal Medical History Card for Patients
  • Planning Local and International Medical Missions
  • Prenatal Care Matters: A Review of the Good Samaritan Clinic Prenatal Outreach Program
  • Prevalence of major depression in women residents of La Limonada, Guatemala seen by medical service team as defined by positive PHQ-9
  • Protocol for Evaluation of Ceramic Water Filters in Rural Honduras
  • Rural Health Nepal
  • Screening refugee patients - Challenges and Opportunities
  • Sistèm ak Baryè yo: Perinatal Care Experiences of Haitian Women Living in the Dominican Republic
  • Supplemental Use of Visual Aids for Improved Communication with Rare Dialect Speaking Patients
  • Surgical Relief Efforts Promote Primary Care Actions
  • Sustainable Health Care Clinic for preventing Hypertension and Diabetes in Dondon, Haiti
  • Teaching Electronic Fetal Monitoring to the Residents in training at The Clinical Center of Vojvodina, Department of Perinatology Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Novi Sad, Serbia
  • That Smile Looks Good on You
  • The Correlation of Magical Thinking, Superstition, and Educational Level to Health Literacy and Risky Behavior in Honduras
  • The Efficacy of a short-term medical mission in providing primary care to a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
  • The Experience and effect of the hypertension management model in the primary care of the north Lima and Callao
  • Uses of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and its impact in a limited resource setting: Nicaragua
  • Using community health workers and a mobile health tool to improve diabetes care in rural Guatemala
  • Views of Rural Guatemalans and Traditional Healers on Local and Western Medicine
  • Wilderness First Aid Training in Peru: A Model for Wilderness Medicine in Latin America
  • Wuchereria bancrofti infection in a Nepali refugee 9 months after immigration to the USA: a case study