November 3, 2016
Dear Friend of CUGH,  
 
October was an exciting month at CUGH. We held a very successful 3-day workshop with SustainAbility Solutions on writing grant submissions to US funding institutions; a CUGH Happy Hour and a fantastic webinar attended by over 140 people on Global Health Law by Professor Virginia Rowthorn from the University Maryland, Baltimore and moderated by Dr. Jessica Evert, Executive Director of Child Family Health International. We also held an accountability webinar to share information about our activities and gain guidance from our members how we can better meet their needs.
 
Planning for our next conference, April 7-9 (satellites on April 6) 2017 is proceeding well. Stay tuned for a list of exciting speakers and topics on our conference website. We received over 1,000 abstract submissions and 100 suggestions for breakout panels. Much thanks to everyone who made a submission.

Next year on April 6, we are running a Job Fair with the Global Health Council. If your organization or institution would like to be a vendor at the Job Fair, please email info@cugh.org for the registration forms and more information.
 
This month we are highlighting one of CUGH's original members, the University of Washington (UW). It received funding from the Gates Foundation for a Population Health Initiative. Over the next 25 years, UW will be working to improve the health of people and the environment in their region. An initiative that is an exciting evolution for academia.
 
A gentle reminder: please donate to our travel scholarship fund. All proceeds will be used to support our colleagues from LMICs to attend our annual conference. Thanks so much for your consideration. Donations in the US are tax deductible.

Lastly, remember to register for our conference April 7-9, 2016 in Washington DC with special satellite sessions on April 6.

Please share this bulletin widely.

Best wishes,
Keith Martin MD, PC
Executive Director
Consortium of Universities for Global Health
Now accepting nominations/submissions for the CUGH Leadership Awards, CUGH-Pulitzer Global Health Video Competition and the CUGH-Velji Awards!

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health, in partnership with outstanding individuals and organizations in global health, is accepting nominations and submissions for multiple awards. Please nominate individuals in the field of global health for the Leadership and Velji Awards and submit your short video for our video competition now!

Please click the buttons below for information on criteria, submissions/nominations, and deadlines.
REGISTER NOW!

Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems
The 8th Annual CUGH Conference

Satellite Sessions April 6, 2017
Main Conference April 7 - 9, 2017
Hilton Hotel, Washington, DC

Member Highlight
Congratulations to the University of Washington!
 
The University of Washington received a grant for their groundbreaking Population Health Initiative: Healthy People, Healthy Planet. Click below for more information about this exciting initiative!

Opportunities
WHO is seeking an Associate Professor/Professor - Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Histopathology in Sierra Leone!
Please click the link for more information.
MassGeneral Hospital for Children in Boston is seeking a Unit Chief for the Division of Global Health!
This is a full time position which will include appointments at both MGH and Harvard Medical School.  The candidate must have an MD degree, Board certification in General Pediatrics or a pediatric sub-specialty, and hold an Assistant or Associate Professor level position. He/she must have at least five years of experience in global health activities. Responsibilities include oversight of clinical, research and education activities. A comprehensive compensation and benefits package is available. 

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and CV to:
Peter T. Greenspan, MD
Vice Chair of Pediatrics, MGH
Medical Director, MGHfC
ptgreenspan@partners.org
The Duke Global Health Institute is now accepting applications for their Master's of Science in Global Health Program!
Duke University's Master of Science in Global Health program is accepting applications for the Fall 2017 incoming cohort. The priority deadline is January 31, 2017.
Check it out:
Vayu's Drones Deliver Healthcare in Rural Madagascar
Video | July 27, 2016
BWH Harvard CME course: Understanding Global Healthcare Delivery 
This program is designed to give practicing clinicians an introduction to best practices in the provision of health services in low-resource settings. The course will discuss the social determinants of health and disease and explore how programs that deliver healthcare in low-resource settings address these factors to improve the health of the communities they serve.
June 9-10, 2017 | Online | Boston, MA
National Institute for Mental Health's Interactive Map
Initiatives to Advance Global Research on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, 1990-2014
Map
The Future of Professional and Practical Ethics
Dr. Kenneth Pimple, Indiana University - Bloomington
Report | September 27, 2016
The Global STEM Alliance Programs
The New York Academy of Sciences
New on the CUGH Website!
Please check out the video and presentation from the exciting Global Health Law webinar that took place on October 20th by Professor Virginia Rowthorn, University of Maryland, Baltimore and Dr. Jessica Evert, Child Family Health International!
Announcements:
CUGH/CHFI Faculty Development Webinar Series Presents: Global Health and Anthropology
1 pm EST | December 7, 2016 | Digital
University of Utah's Global Health Extreme Affordability Conference
January 19-21, 2017 | Salt Lake City, UT
Attend the 2017 American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Convention
July 21-25, 2017 | Indianapolis, IN
Attend the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Conference: Advancing Global Health: Ethical and Logistical Issues
December 5, 2016 | Bronx, NY
AMSUS Annual Continuing Education Meeting
November 29-December 2, 2016 | National Harbor, MD
2016 Annual Midwest Global Health Conference
November 5, 2016 | Lexington, KY
More Global Health News
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)  builds  interdisciplinary collaborations and facilitates the sharing of knowledge to address global health challenges. It assists members in sharing their expertise across education, research, and service. It is dedicated to creating equity and reducing health disparities everywhere. CUGH promotes mutually beneficial, long-term partnerships between universities in resource-rich and resource-poor countries, developing human capital and strengthening institutions' capabilities to address these challenges. It is committed to translating knowledge into action.

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