Global Health in a Local Context Applications Now Open

Applications for the Fall 2018 course Global Health in a Local Context: An Experiential Course on the Social Determinants, Health Equity, and Leading Change in Minnesota ( are now open. This unique semester-long course immerses students in the study of health equity, the social determinants of health, the principles and practice of global health in a local setting, and community-based health care. The course utilizes a highly experiential, interdisciplinary, and inter-professional study model.

The course is "classroom-less" and entirely held in community settings, such as a rural Hmong Farm, the Center for Social Healing, Bdote/Fort Snelling State Park, community centers, the Minnesota Department of Health, and theatrical performance spaces throughout the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area.

The course is open to all UMN graduate and professional students (post-baccalaureate) as well as members of the Twin Cities community with interest and experience in health-related careers.

Applications ( are online ( .

The class has limited seats and they often fill quickly.
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