Global Health Interprofessional Council

Global Health Interprofessional Council

The University of Maryland Global Health Interprofessional Council (GHIC) focuses on interprofessional global health education and training at UM, supports the Global Health Certificate program, and pursues national leadership roles related to interprofessional global health education competencies. Members of the GHIC represent the university's six professional schools. GHIC was developed in 2006 with funds from an NIH Fogarty International Center Framework Programs for Global Health grant.  GHIC was created with the following goal in mind (from Fogarty grant proposal):

Our Overall Goal is to provide a platform by which these researchers can interact to develop multidisciplinary research themes, as well as develop a high quality and affordable multidisciplinary training programs in global health giving existing students and working professionals the opportunity to pursue a global health career.

 GHIC Hosts By-Invitation-Only Roundtable on October 25, 2013

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The roundtable examined the intersection of global health education and interprofessional education (IPE) to determine what IPE concepts should be part of a global health education program to ensure that global health lives up to its definition – and promise – as a truly interprofessional field. READ MORE