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Year of PittGlobal

The University of Pittsburgh has declared academic year 2018-19 as The Year of PittGlobal. Please check back as we add University events and programs to celebrate and progress Pitt's global impact. 

Upcoming Events

Mon 10/29 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Global Health Equity Lecture Series: Mission Rotations in Residency: An Anesthesia Perspective


Sara Straesser, MD, Pediatric Anesthesia Fellow at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh will give this talk in the Berkman Boardroom, N727 on the 7th Floor Main of Montefiore Hospital. A light lunch will be served.  For the past 10 years, the UPMC Anesthesiology residency has offered an ACGME approved mission rotation to senior residents. This talk will focus on sharing our experiences with these rotations.
Thu 11/8 to Fri 11/9
Health, Safety, and Security: Rules of the Road for International Programs


This workshop will be given by the Massachusetts General Hospital center for Global Health and will provide in-depth discussion and practical tips for bringing a culture of health, safety, and security to academic and institutional overseas programs. Using case-based discussion, small groups, and interactive sessions, these experts will help course participants navigate their most challenging issues related to the health, safety, and security of deploying and returning faculty, students, and staff overseas. The cost is $625 for members. 

Thu 11/8 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Carrie Stokes, USAID: Fighting global poverty, 1 map at a time.


Carrie, First Geographer of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), revolutionized the way the U.S. combats global poverty, disease and natural disasters around the world — with mapping. She established and directs the USAID GeoCenter, a team of geographers and data analysts who help inform U.S. aid efforts around the world.This event is free, but space in the University Club is limited. 

Thu 1/17 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Humanizing the Global; Globalizing the Human: Salmaan Keshavjee, Harvard Medical School


Dr. Keshavjee is the Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical University and his research spans four areas: (1) multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment and policy; (2) health-sector reform and access to health care and medical technology in transitional societies, with a special focus on countries of the former Soviet Union (Central Asia and the Russian Federation); (3) the role of non-governmental organizations in globalization and the formation of trans-border civil society; and (4) modernity, social institutions, civil society, and health in the Middle East and Central Asia. In addition to being an active clinician, his methodological expertise is in ethnography, participant-observation, and qualitative interview techniques. His lecture will be given in 602 Cathedral of Learning. 
Fri 3/8 to Sun 3/10
2019 CUGH Conference: Translation & Implementation for Impact in Global Health


The 2019 CUGH Conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Join more than 1,800 global health faculty, students, implementers, and leaders from over 55 countries to explore the latest in global health and how academia, NGOs, government and the private sector can translate and implement the global health challenges before us.

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Humanitarian Exploits: Ordinary Displacement and the Political Economy of the Global Refugee Regime

Friday 10/27 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Dr. Georgina Ramsay will present this lecture in 3106 Posvar Hall.


Last Updated On Thursday, October 26, 2017 by Mauer, Rachel Michelle
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