About Global Medicine

Faculty leaders in Global Health Medicine


We are committed to improving the health of individuals and communities globally.


We are engaged in global health teaching, research, and clinical care which is values based and which improves the health of individuals and communities in Minnesota and the world.


We value compassion, excellence and equity for all, with a focus on the disenfranchised. 

Global Medicine provides educational opportunities for health care trainees and practicing providers - all with the goal of improving the care of patients in or from LMIC (low- and middle-income countries).

Comprised of more than 20 faculty who have dedicated their lives to global health, the Global Medicine program (formerly Global Health Medicine) has grown exponentially since its inception in 1981. Today, we offer:

  • Partner sites and other educational programming on 4 continents 
  • Training provided to 10 new residents every academic year
  • Online education program offers 300+ hours of provider content
  • In-person course that has trained has trained more than 200 community healthcare providers