Doctors of Medicine (MDs) in Global Healthcare in Middle East 2020
An M.D., or Doctor of Medicine, is an academic achievement that can take years of schooling to obtain. It is only awarded once students have shown they have the knowledge and experience required to practice medicine competently.
Global health is an interdisciplinary field that reaches across the disciplines of medicine and public health into fields such as anthropology, international relations, economics, law, demography, sociology, and developmental studies. Its aim is to understand health conditions around the world and develop solutions for improving conditions and reducing disparity.
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....