GH Mini-Course for BUSM I Students

The GH mini-course is offered by the Office of Enrichment to first-year medical student who are interested in undertaking an IH research or community health project for the summer after their first year of medical school. Students who apply for the IH Summer Scholarship are required to attend the entire mini-course unless special approved circumstances apply (e.g. student has earned an M.P.H. degree in International Health). Students are advised to watch the first-year mailing lists for updated info and reminders. For questions, contact Ana Bediako (


  • Session #1: "Developing an Idea for a Project and Finding a Mentor for Your IH Project"
  • Session #2: "Writing a Successful Proposal to Secure Funding for Your IH Project”
  • Session #3: "Understanding and Completing IRB Protocols”
  • Session #4: "Preparing to Travel Abroad"