• October 20-22, 2021

    Whether you're exploring opportunities to engage in global health, preparing for your overseas experience or GLOCAL engagement, or seeking to broaden your clinical knowledge about global health concerns, the AAFP Global Health Summit is the place to network and learn with global health advocates.

    Registration is now open. Low-and-Middle Income Countries (LMIC) discounted registration rates will be offered. Learn More»


    At the Global Health Summit, you will have the opportunity to:


    Assess your strengths and needs regarding participating in future global health partnerships and/or enriching current partnerships

    Identify best practices of ethical and anti-racist engagement with global partners to work towards equity

    Describe management of noncommunicable and infectious diseases in resource-constrained settings

    Develop your leadership skills as mentors and teachers of students, residents and clinician partners in global health endeavors

    Support family medicine faculty and training programs in global settings

    Explore opportunities to “think globally” in local settings


    Explore the Global Health Summit Workshops

    CLINICAL TOPICS IN GLOBAL FAMILY MEDICINE

    25 Years, 4 Global Epidemics: What We Have Yet to Learn

    Apples and Oranges: Teaching Clinical Medicine Across Borders

    Disabilities in Low Resource Settings

    Elimination of Cervical Cancer: VIA Screening and Treatment Model

    Into the Wild Blue Yonder: Responding to In-Flight Medical Emergencies

    Medical Misinformation: A Global Problem

    The Other Vector-borne Parasites

    EQUITY, ANTI-RACISM AND DECOLONIALIZATION

    "Out" and About: Pre-Departure Counseling for LGBT Travelers

    Building Capacity in Mental Health for Primary Care Professionals in Rural Guatemala: An Interdisciplinary Multicultural Approach Using Project ECHO®

    Go Far or Go Fast: Moving Towards Equity in Intercultural Partnership Development`

    Overturning Health Inequity: Creating a Medical School Out of Difficult Circumstances

    Promoting Appropriate Short-term Engagements: Advocacy for Global Health Partnerships

    Vulnerable Populations in a Global Context

    GLOBAL EXPANSION OF FAMILY MEDICINE

    Congressional Advocacy for Global Health

    Family Medicine Cares International: Envisioning the Future

    Impact of a Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training Curriculum on Medical Decision-making at a Family Medicine Residency in Zambia

    Incorporating Global Health in Family Medicine

    Online Tutorial to Address Inadequate Clinical Supervision for Family Medicine Residents in Palestine

    The Cases of Kasina, Diamphwe, and Mtenthera: Models for Sustainable, Resident-led Collaboration with Rural Health Centers in Malawi

    INCORPORATING GLOBAL HEALTH INTO FAMILY MEDICINE TRAINING AND PRACTICE

    A Close Look at a Virtual Global Health Rotation

    Challenges and Opportunities in Providing Integrated Healthcare and Family Medicine for Displaced Syrian Populations in Jordan: A Syrian-American Physician’s Experience

    Educating Medical Students on Immigrant Human Rights and Forensic Medical Evaluations Through an Elective Workshop Series

    Following Pan-American Health Organization (P.A.H.O.) Recommendations for Prenatal Care at the IU Student Outreach Clinic

    Global Health Experience for Residents

    Global Health Track Curriculum in Family Medicine Residency Toolkit: Feedback Session

    Increasing Sustainability and Community Impact: A Resident Rotation Experience for Trainees Interested in Global Health Careers

    Next Level International Partnership:  Expanding Access to Care at an Overseas Site Through a Residency Continuity Site Using Telehealth

    Reimagining Global Health as Local Health: The AAFP Antiracism in Medicine Curriculum Series

    Sea Mar - UNAM Virtual Language Exchange: A Collaboration for Global Health and Language Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Shelter in Place Global Health

    Virtual Global Medical Education in the COVID-19 Era

    REFLECTIONS IN GLOBAL HEALTH

    After the Pandemic: The Case for Global Public Health Strategy

    Are We Ready for Global Family and Community Medicine?

    Building Back Better in Medical Education: Lessons from the Covid Pandemic Applied to Growing Family Medicine Training Abroad

    Lessons Learned as a Global Family Physician

    Short Term Medical Trips... To Go or Not to Go?

    RESEARCH AND EVALUATION OF GLOBAL FAMILY MEDICINE

    International Research: From Roadblocks to Radical Changes

    The Heart of the Matter: Malawian Medical Student Reflections on Visiting American Family Medicine Residents

    Time Type Title Presenters
    7:50 - 8:00 am Welcome and Introductions
    8:00 - 9:00 am General Session I Global Health Engagements in the
    Post- COVID19 World
    Shailey Prasad, MD, MPH, FAAFP
    9:00 - 10:00 am General Session II Development and Expansion of Family Medicine in East Africa Panelists:
    James Akiruga, MD
    Jessie Mbamba, MBBS
    Jane Namatovu, MD
    Moderators:
    Winne Gossa, MD, MPH
    Daria Szkwarko, DO, MPH
    10:00 - 10:15 am Break
    10:15 - 11:00 am Clinical Topics in Global Family Medicine The Other Vector-borne Parasites Mark Huntington, MD, PhD, FAAFP
    10:15 - 11:00 am

    Global Expansion of Family Medicine Incorporating Global Health in Family Medicine Ana Barata
    N. Margarete Ezinwa, MD
    Nick Mamo, MD
    Erfen Suwangto, MD, JD
     Gabriela di Croce, MD
    Anas Almohtaseb, MBBS
    10:15 - 11:00 am

    Incorporating Global Health into FM Training and Practice Next Level International Partnership: Expanding Access to Care at an Overseas Site Through a Residency Continuity Site Using Telehealth Christine O'Dea, MD
     Andrea Jaramillo, DO
     Andrea Rosado, MD
    Anne Kraemer, MA
    Douglas Collins, MD
    11:00 - 11:15 am Break
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm Clinical Topics in Global Family Medicine Eliminiation of Cervical Cancer: VIA Screening and Treatment Model Susan Aycock, MD
    Maria Young
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm

    Equity, Anti-racism, and Decolonialization Go Far or Go Fast: Moving Towards Equity in Intercultural Partnership Development Anna McDonald, MD, MPH, DTM&H
    Jacob Nettleton, MD
    Modai Mnenula, MBBS
    Prosper Lutala
    Martha Makwero, MD
    Maya Bates, PhD
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm

    Incorporating Global Health into FM Training and Practice Global Health Experience for Residents Nilesh Gokal, MD, FAAFP
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm

    Reflections in Global Health Are We Ready for Global Family and Community Medicine? Marwa Saleh, MD
    12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch Break
    1:00 - 2:00 pm General Session III Global Health At Home: Advancing Health Equity Among Asylum-seeking Patients Anita Ravi, MD, MPH, MSHP, FAAFP
    2:00 - 2:15 pm Break
    2:15 - 3:00 pm Clinical Topics in Global Family Medicine Apples and Oranges: Teaching Clinical Medicine Across Borders Anna McDonald, MD, MPH, DTM&H
    Jacob Nettleton, MD
    Modai Mnenula, MBBS
    Charles Hassan
    Amos Mailosi, MBBS
    2:15 - 3:00 pm

    Equity, Anti-racism, and Decolonialization "Out" and About: Pre-departure Counseling for LGBT Travelers Benjamin Silverberg, MD, FAAFP, MSc, CTH
    2:15 - 3:00 pm

    Global Expansion of Family Medicine The Cases of Kasina, Diamphwe, and Mtenthera: Models for Sustainable, Resident-led Collaboration with Rural Health Centers in Malawi Christina Miller, MD, MPH, FAAFP
    Patrick Chisepo, MBBS
    Amos Mailosi, MBBS
    Serah Mutichiro
    Catherine Hodge, MD
    3:00 - 3:15 pm Break
    3:15 - 4:00 pm Clinical Topics in Global Family Medicine Disabilities in Low Resource Settings Abigail Rattin, MD, FAAFP
    3:15 - 4:00 pm

    Equity, Anti-racism, and Decolonialization Overturning Health Inequity: Creating a Medical School Out of Difficult Circumstances Barry Bacon, MD, FAAFP
    Gatbel Chamjock, PA
    Gatluak Wakow, PharmD
    3:15 - 4:00 pm

    Incorporating Global Health into FM Training and Practice Educating Medical Students on Immigrant Human Rights and Forensci Medical Evaluations Through an Elective Workshop Series Nathan Coss
    Alice Lu
    Katrin Jaradeh
    Francesco Sergi
    Aaron Gallagher
    Triveni Defries
    Coleen Kivlahan, MD, FAAFP
    3:15 - 4:00 pm

      Ideas Worth Sharing 5 rapid fire presentations:
    Benjamin Bryden, MD
    Lydia Kirillova
    Lucia Martinez, MD
    Jessica Meyer
    Katelyn Rennyson
    4:00 - 5:00 pm Networking Discussions    
    Time Type Title Presenters
    7:50 – 8:00 am   Welcome and Introduction   
    8:00 - 9:00 am General Session IV Equity in Global Health: Young Doctor's Perspectives from Around the World Panelists:
    TBD
    Moderator:
    N. Margarete Ezinwa, MD
    9:00 - 10:00 am General Session V Global Health: From a Complicated Past to a Complex Future Carlos A. Faerron Guzmán, MD, MSc  
    10:00 - 10:15 am Break
    10:15 - 11:00 am Equity, Anti-racism, and Decolonialization Vulnerable Populations in a Global Context N. Ben Fredrick, MD
    10:15 - 11:00 am Global Expansion of Family Medicine Family Medicine Cares International: Envisioning the Future Anna Doubeni, MD, MPH
    Jane Weida, MD, FAAFP
    10:15 - 11:00 am Incorporating Global Health into FM Training and Practice Following Pan-American Health Organization (P.A.H.O.) Recommendations for Prenatal Care at the IU Student Outreach Clinic Ruben Hernandez, MD, FAAFP
    Katie Carson, MD
    Lauren Ford, MD
    10:15 - 11:00 am Research and Evaluation of Global Family Medicine International Research: From Roadblocks to Radical Changes Nancy Nagib, MD
    11:00 - 11:15 am Break
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm Clinical Topics in Global Family Medicine Medical Misinformation: A Global Problem Asha Shajahan, MD
    Irene Pasquetto
    Daisy Winner
    Luke Testa
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm Incorporating Global Health into FM Training and Practice Reimagining Global Health as Local Health: The AAFP Anti-racism in Medicine Curriculum Series Rupinder Legha, MD
    Betial Asmerom
    Russyan Mabeza
    Vanessa Nunez
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm Reflections in Global Health Short-term Medical Trips…To Go or Not to Go? Abigail Rattin, MD, FAAFP
    12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
    1:00 - 2:00 pm General Session VI    
    2:00 - 2:15 pm   Break
    2:15 - 3:00 pm Equity, Anti-racism, and Decolonialization Promoting Appropriate Short-term Engagements: Advocacy for Global Health Partnerships Judith Lasker, PhD
     Shailey Prasad, MD, MPH, FAAFP
    Myron Aldrink, MBA
    Bruce Compton
    2:15 - 3:00 pm Reflections in Global Health Building Back Better in Medical Education: Lessons from the COVID Pandemic Applied to Growing Family Medicine Training Abroad Jacob Nettleton, MD
    Anna McDonald, MD, MPH, DTM&H
    Maya Bates, PhD
     Prosper Lutala
    Modai Mnenula, MBBS
    2:15 - 3:00 pm Clinical Topics in Global Family Medicine Into the Wild Blue Yonder: Responding to In-flight Medical Emergencies Benjamin Silverberg, MD, FAAFP, MSc, CTH
    2:15 - 3:00 pm Incorporating Global Health into FM Training and Practice Global Health Track Curriculum in Family Medicine Residency Toolkit: Feedback Session Sommer Aldulaimi, MD, FAAFP
    Winnie Gossa, MD, MPH
    Ann Evensen, MD, FAAFP
    Kathy Chang, MD, MPH, FAAFP
    Lauren Bull, MD
    3:00 - 3:15 pm Break
    3:15 - 4:15 pm General Session VII Beyond the Individual: Reexamining Intercultural Communication Through an Anti-racism and Intersectionality Lens Minoo D'Cruz, MD
    Shelly Verma, DO, ScM
    4:15 - 5:15 pm Networking Discussions    
    Time Type Title Presenters
    8:00 – 9:00 am  General Session VIII    
    9:00 - 9:15 am Break
    9:15 - 10:00 am Global Expansion of Family Medicine Impact of a Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training Curriculum on Medical Decision-making at a Family Medicine Residency in Zambia Matthew Haldeman, MD
     Mpundu Makasa Chikoya, MD
    9:15 - 10:00 am Incorporating Global Health into FM Training and Practice Challenges and Opportunities in Providing Integrated Healthcare and Family Medicine for Displaced Syrian Populations in Jordan: A Syrian-American Physician's Experience Hend Azhary, MD
    9:15 - 10:00 am Reflections in Global Health Lessons Learned as a Global Family Physician Calvin Wilson, MD
    9:15 - 10:00 am

    Global Expansion of Family Medicine Congressional Advocacy for Global Health Keith Johnson
    Jeffrey Markuns, EdM, MD, FAAFP
    10:00 – 10:15 am Break
    10:15 - 11:00 am Clinical Topics in Global Family Medicine 25 Years, 4 Global Epidemics: What We Have Yet to Learn Matthew Spitzer, MD
    10:15 - 11:00 am Global Expansion of Family Medicine Online Tutorial to Address Inadequate Clinical Supervision for Family Medicine Residents in Palestine Theresa Zink, MD, FAAFP
    Ben Colton, MD
    Ann Smalldridge
    Nicola Spicer, MBBS
    Lubna Al-Saudi, MD
    10:15 - 11:00 am Research and Evaluation of Global Family Medicine The Heart of the Matter: Malawian Medical Student Reflections on Visiting American Family Medicine Residents Jacob Nettleton, MD
    Anna McDonald, MD, MPH, DTM&H
    Esther Johnston, MD, MPH, FAAFP
    10:15 - 11:00 am Incorporating Global Health into FM Training and Practice A Close Look at a Virtual Global Health Rotation Adeyemi Oyegbade, MD
    11:00 - 11:15 am Break
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm  Equity, Anti-racism, and Decolonialization Building Capacity in Mental Health for Primary Care Professionals in Rural Cuatemala: An Interdisciplinary Multicultural Approach Using Project ECHO® Christine O'Dea, MD
    Dina Maria Elias Rodas, PhD
    Maria del Pilar Grazioso, PhD
    Ana Cordon Juarez, MD
    Marines Mejia
    Julia Rabin
    Shanna Stryker, MP, MPH
    Francisco De LA Garza Iga
    Maria Espinola, PsyD
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm  Reflections in Global Health After the Pandemic: The Case for Global Public Health Strategy Osman Ahmed, MD, FAAFP
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm 

    Incorporating Global Health into FM Training and Practice Increasing Sustainability and Community Impact: A Resident Rotation Experience for Trainees Interested in Global Health Careers  Andrew Brougher, MD
    Christina Miller, MD, MPH, FAAFP
    12:00 - 12:30 pm General Session IX Global Family Medicine: Let's Do it! Ann Evensen, MD
    Winnie Gossa, MD