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University of Minnesota/University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview Program at Smiley’s Clinic
2020 E 28th Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407
Description of field experience:
Inpatient, ambulatory care, community health opportunities available in:
- Africa (Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania)
- Asia (Russia and India)
- Central America (Honduras and Nicaragua)
- Others under development
Pathway residents able to participate in the Tropical Medicine Course: http://www.globalhealth.umn.edu/onlinetrainingglobalhealth/index.html
GFM Pathway collaborates with Global Pediatrics, Global Health (Internal Medicine) and the School of Public Health.
Cost to individual resident: Travel, room and board costs minus a stipend if resident completes pathway curriculum and project.
Number of residents who have participated in the last two years: Program started 2011
Description of faculty involvement: Faculty with international experience at each participating residency site who have nurtured long-term relationships with a variety of communities around the world. Pathway residents will chose a faculty mentor. International experiences may or may not occur with UMN faculty.
Does the program accept medical students for trips? Some faculty-led trips are open to medical students.
Does the program accept residents from outside the program for trips? No.
Approximate time of year/duration of trips: Residents can do a one-month rotation during their second or third year of residency.
Who to contact if interested in applying:
Global Family Medicine Pathway
Director: Therese Zink, MD, MPH email@example.com
Coordinator: Erik Solberg, MA, MEd, 612-626-3124 firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Minnesota