Care of the Undeserved: 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, MDInternational Elective Learning Objectives
Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Jennifer Wolford, DO, MPH
Pediatric Advocacy Center
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Catalina Hoyos, MD
Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Service
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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