A Doctor of Medicine is a doctorate-level degree that requires at least six years of study, research, and hands-on practice to earn. To obtain an M.D., students must complete medical school followed by an internship and a residency in a general hospital or specialty clinic.
The field of global health is one which focuses on improving the physical and mental health conditions of people around the world. Topics of study may include community health, sociology of health and illness, public health, psychological factors in global health, leadership development, and health systems management.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a parliamentary democracy in the Middle East, on the south-eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Israel's financial center is Tel Aviv, while Jerusalem is the country's most populous city if occupied East Jerusalem is included.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev: The Medical School for International Health
Global Health teaching should fire the imagination and take medical students out of the classroom and into the local community. This is exactly what we plan to do. Studen
About the Medical School for International Health (MSIH)
The Medical School for International Health (MSIH) at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is the first and only medical school in the world to incorporate global health components into all four years of the core M.D. curriculum. We offer an M.D. program that prepares you for a career going far beyond the hospital or private clinic. Gain the training necessary to practice medicine while meeting the challenges of global health — and make a real impact. With classes entirely in English, the M.D. program is taught by experienced physicians with personal involvement in global health.
Together we are dedicated to preparing a new generation of doctors who have a comprehensive view of health around the world — whether they practice medicine locally or internationally. Exciting Path to Residency With three years of study and training in Israel, fourth-year electives in North America and an eight-week global health clerkship at one of our sites around the world, our M.D. program is designed to provide an exciting path to residency in the United States, Canada and beyond. Match rates for MSIH graduates parallel match rates of top medical programs in the U.S., with more than 90% of students matching with one of their top residency choices over the past decade....