Haiti – MSUCOM Partnership Elective
The Haiti – MSUCOM Partnership Elective is a developing collaboration with the community of Limonade and Milo in northern Haiti. This elective offers students the ability to develop clinical skills by seeing patients in a small rural clinic and shadowing physicians in Milo Hospital. Haiti has a unique and challenging culture that will provide students with a global perspective.
For more information, please contact Rusti Sidel of IGH.
- First, Second, or Fourth year COM / CHM student at Michigan State University.
- In good standing at the University
- Must have respect for different cultures.
- Must demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively.
- Ability to be present in extreme poverty.
- French speaking preferred but not required
William Cunningham DO, MHA currently serves as the Associate Dean for Global Health and the Director of the Institute for Global Health (IGH) at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University. Dr. Cunningham was instrumental in the formation and approval of the Masters in Global Health and Certificate program that will matriculate students in January of 2020. In his current capacity of Associate Dean, he is responsible for advocating on the behalf of the four health care colleges at MSU for the education, research and cultural awareness of their graduate students. Additionally, IGH provides Study Abroad programs, such a Nepal, for pre-professional students interested in the delivery of health care in a global context.