Obstetrics & Gynecology
Services – Global Health
Interested in getting involved in global reproductive health work? We would love for you to join our team!
If you do not have a project plan already, please see read through our department projects.
If you have a project in mind, please check out the following documents below:
- Get Involved - Department Process for International Experiences
- Project Proposal Form (.doc)
- Recommended readings
Please see below our compiled list of grant opportunities for students, residents and faculty.
(This list is to come)
Department Process for International Experiences
People who wish to participate in international work through the BU OBGYN Department will be expected to complete the “Project Proposal Form (PDF)” for the international experience.
Residents must receive approval for the project from the residency directors and the faculty for the Section of Global Health before participation in the elective.
Interested individuals shall also supply a letter of approval from the organization who will be hosting the resident. If research is planned, an approval letter for the research is required. In some cases an IRB will be required from both BMC and the international institution.
- Complete a series of required readings
- Meet with one of the Global Health Section faculty members for a pre-trip discussion
- Supply evidence of:
- Completed vaccinations
- Appropriate prophylaxis
- International travel and medical insurance
The resident will maintain regular contact with one of the Global Health Section faculty or an alternative Boston-based mentor for support throughout the elective experience
- Complete a return survey
- Facilitate contact with international site supervisor for feedback
- Meet with Global Health Section faculty for debriefing
- Present to the Department on the elective experience