Care of the Underserved: Global Health Focus

The primary objective of the Pediatric Global Health Focus is to assist pediatric residents in preparing for and arranging opportunities in global health and advocacy. We accomplish this through collaboration across the UPMC campus and shared learning experiences.

Key Components

  • Global health lectures and discussions on clinical and research topics
  • Arrange an international elective rotation during the PL-2 and/or PL-3 years
  • Faculty mentoring for preparation for an international elective
  • Annual Pediatric Global Health Symposium that highlights speakers on global health and residents’ experiences abroad

Main Contacts

Ericka L. Fink, MD
Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
finkel@ccm.upmc.edu

Jennifer Wolford, DO, MPH
Pediatric Advocacy Center
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
jennifer.wolford@chp.edu

Catalina Hoyos, MD
Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Service
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
catalina.hoyos@chp.edu

Learn about the numerous global health opportunities affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh.