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Global Health Electives

Many global health opportunities exist for fourth-year medical students at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. You can apply for credit and funding to do a Global Health Elective (GHE) during the 2019-2020 academic year by submitting a Global Health Elective Application.

Before completing an application, please review the information below.

Overview of the GHE Application Process
A step-by-step guide for planning and applying for a GHE

Detailed information on GHE objectives, pre- and post-departure and requirements, etc.

A list of organizations that provide student placement for global health experiences at international sites

Each student participating in a GHE is required to submit a report of their experience.

Global Health Elective Application and Forms

Current Travel Warnings
Electives will not be approved for countries listed on the "Current Travel Warnings" issued by the U.S. Department of State. Travel to the country must also be safe as determined by the OGH.