Family Medicine Global Health Fellowship training will be done in collaboration with Umass Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine Global Health Fellowship with opportunities for joint learning, collaboration and experience sharing. Fellowship activities will include the following:
1. Joint Fellowship didactics every Monday afternoon
2. Opportunity to learn and possibly get certified in Ultrasound use through our EM collaboration
3. Engage in work with Worcester refugee population, learn about refugee resettlement, provide refugee physical, work on forming partnerships with resettlement agencies in Worcester and contribute towards long term goal of enhancing refugee care and integration into primary care
4. Work in an FQHC providing primary care to primarily refugee and immigrant populations
5. Spend over 3 months working in international setting based on your interest. Most of our international work involves some level of local capacity building and support be it through Family Medicine residency development or community- based participatory research.
6. Meet and get engaged with the local immigrant and refugee community most closely aligned with the international site where you would be working.
7. Participate in Teachers of Tomorrow workshop offered through Department of Family medicine training you how to be an effective teacher.
8. Participate and help coordinate GH teaching of Umass FM residents as well as medical students
9. Opportunity to do OB if interested and participate in precepting of FM residents
10. Opportunity to learn about HIV and Hep B/C care through our HIV/Hepatitis Fellowship at FHCW
11. Opportunity to do academic work, apply for grant funding, conduct research, present and publish. Fellows will be expected to attend and present at national GH conferences
12. Optional: opportunity to do the above while also obtaining an MPH from University of Massachusetts; might require a three-year commitment.