November 18, 2016
Dear Colleagues,

Please see our latest bulletin. There is lots of new and exciting information to see. In this bulletin, you can view how to apply for our awards and submit your short video for our annual global health video competition. This is a chance to use your creative filming skills and shoot a short doc that outlines an important advocacy issue or innovation.

Don't forget about registering for our conference next year. Also make sure you are in DC for  April 6 when we will hold a number exciting satellite sessions on a range of big global health challenges. They are not to be missed!

Best wishes,
Keith Martin MD, PC
Executive Director
Consortium of Universities for Global Health
Now accepting nominations/submissions for the 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 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.
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health's (CUGH) 5th Annual Reflection in Global Health Essay Contest is accepting submissions!
Winners will be invited to read their essays at the CUGH Annual Meeting in April 2017.  Selected essays will be published in the book "Anthology and Global Health: An Anthology, 2nd edition."

Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems
The 8th Annual CUGH Conference

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

Child Family Health International is accepting applications to become an Academic Partner!
CFHI Academic Partnerships are collaborations between CFHI and schools and universities that help meet the demand for international global health-related programming. These partnerships ensure safety/security, academic rigor, ethical boundaries, and rich immersed learning that CFHI has come to be known for over our nearly 25 year history.

Applications are due November 30, 2016.
Applications for the the Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-Being are being accepted!
The Doris Duke Fellowships is available for the U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. who focused on some aspect of child well-being and the prevention of child maltreatment.

Applications are due December 1, 2016.
Nominations for the Director of the Duke Global Health Institute Position at Duke University are being accepted!
Interested in joining a powerful network of young women STEM leaders?
The New York Academy of Sciences is accepting mentor and mentee applications for the opportunity to participate in the Next Scholars Program!
The Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor position!
We are searching in the two following fields (we welcome applicants with expertise in either field):
(1) RACE: Seeking scholars working at the intersection of gender and race/ethnicity/indigeneity. Applicants whose work intersects with health, human rights, disability, and queer/LGBT studies are especially encouraged to apply.
(2) HEALTH: Seeking scholars working at the intersection of gender and health. Evidence of a research agenda that focuses on health issues outside the United States is preferred but not required. Successful candidate in this field must demonstrate an ability to teach the undergraduate survey course: Women and Their Bodies in Health and Disease.

Applications are due November 24, 2016.
Applications should be sent to Su Ann Rose at Questions about the position should be directed to the department chair, Judith Houck (
2015 Global Burden of Disease
The theme was "Development is not Destiny." We are seeing countries that have improved far faster than can be explained by income, education, or fertility. And we also continue to see countries - including the United States - that are far less healthy than they should be given their resources.
Check it out:
THE LANCET: Global progress on reducing child deaths largely due to fewer cases of pneumonia, diarrhoea, death during birth, malaria and measles
Study Conducted at Johns Hopkins University
November 10, 2016
New Website: Planetary Health Weekly!
The PHI/GHFP-II Employers' Study: The hidden barriers between domestic and global health careers and crucial competencies for success
Article | The Annals of Global Health 
New on the CUGH Website!
Please check out the video and presentation from the exciting CUGH Webinar: Interprofessional Global Health Competencies - Exploring Consensus and Controversies!
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
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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