263 McCaul Street, 3rd floor classroom
  • January 10-13, 2018 from 8:00am to 4:00pm

This 4-day course offers a broad overview of global health with specific relevance to primary care. It is offered as an early exploration of the field of global health.

This course is open to family medicine residents and faculty, and allied health professionals interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in global health.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants should be able to:
(1) Describe the evidence regarding the impact of primary care on global health locally and globally.
(2) Describe the epidemiological trends, common management and treatment challenges related to communicable and non-communicable diseases relevant to global health practice.
(3)Analyze and critically discuss common practical and ethical challenges in delivering care in low-resource settings.
(4)Describe strategies to identify vulnerable populations in Toronto and describe tools and strategies to address the needs of specific vulnerable populations.
(5) Identify opportunities for further mentorship and learning in global health available through the DFCM