Global Health Careers

Online Resources

Recorded panel presentation on February 26, 2014 as part of Unite for Sight's Global Health University. Learn what skills and experiences are best for a career in global health, what employers are looking for, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship in global health, the depth and breadth of global health opportunities, and more. Speakers include:

Barbara Bush, CEO and Co-Founder, Global Health Corps
Brian Heuser, Ed.D., M.T.S., Ass't Professor of the Practice, Vanderbilt Peabody College
Douglas Heimburger, M.D., M.S., Assoc. Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
Gene Falk, MBA, Co-Founder and CEO Emeritus, mothers2mothers
Vanessa Kerry, M.D., CEO, Seed Global Health
Charlie MacCormack, Ph.D., President Emeritus at Save the Children

Presented on June 5, 2013 by Greg Martin, Editor-in-Chief, Globalization and HealthIn this video, Dr. Greg Martin talks about career opportunities in Global Health, including what organizations you can work for and what skills sets you'll need. Dr. Martin's background is in clinical medicine and HIV research in South Africa. He has held positions with the Clinton Health Access Initiative and the World Health Organization.

The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is a unique 2-year post-graduate training program of service and on-the-job learning for health professionals interested in the practice of applied epidemiology. EIS officers are on the public health frontlines, conducting epidemiologic investigations, research, and public health surveillance both nationally and internationally.

Global Health Corps provides a yearlong paid fellowship for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity at existing health organizations and government agencies. Fellows are currently working in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia and the United States.

The Anne C. Carter Global Health Fellowship awards 4 (four) AMWA student members with a two-year fellowship focused on global health. The Carter Fellowship is both dynamic and multidisciplinary. The first year focuses on a global health curriculum, local project development, and mentorship. The second year focuses on in-depth planning and preparation for a medical service-learning trip to Engeye Clinic in Uganda. The Carter Fellowship culminates in a capstone global health project in Engeye.