Global Pediatrics Program
The BCRP currently offers global health opportunities of varying depth depending upon residents’ interests.
All residents in the BCRP are training to be outstanding clinicians. In this era of globalization where our patients are frequently immigrants or travelers, pediatricians need to know the basics about pediatric care of common illnesses encountered in other places around the globe. Global Health topics are included in the BCRP noon conference series. Our goal is that all of our graduates will develop a basic understanding of child health from a global perspective.
Many residents seek global health experiences – working in different cultures with different or limited material resources, and encountering pathologies seen in other places. Our goal is that all residents interested in global health rotations will receive preparation and support to facilitate their participation in elective rotations in resource limited settings that are educational, safe, and responsive to their host communities.
Residents in the Urban Health and Advocacy Track, who are planning a career in global health research, may apply for a 4-year global health track that will impart proficiency in clinical pediatrics, public health and applied research aimed at improving policy and outcomes in areas of significant child health disparity.