A Global Response;  Pediatric Global Health Fellowship  Rodney Finalle, MD Director of Global Health April 5, 2009
<ul><li>2 Billion Children Live in the World  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3% live in the USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>90% live...
<ul><li>Improve children’s health in poor communities, in poor countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Cross Disciplines </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Dominican Republic </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership in 2004  </li></ul><ul><li>Bateyes communities:  No access to cle...
<ul><li>CHOP Doctors, nurses, therapists working in partner communities </li></ul>Global Health Allies “…  bringing our lo...
<ul><li>Institutional Buy-In </li></ul><ul><li>Friends in high places </li></ul><ul><li>Align with the future </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>The Concept:  A Pediatric Global Health Fellowship </li></ul>Global Health; Need for Leadership “… training future...
<ul><li>The Traditional Academic Model, With a Twist! </li></ul>Global Health Fellowship 30,000 Clinical Care Education   ...
<ul><li>Two Years of Fellowship; Building Knowledge, Research and Leadership Skills </li></ul><ul><li>50% Clinical Time </...
<ul><li>What it is…and what it is not: </li></ul><ul><li>Infectious disease </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical medicine </li></ul>...
<ul><li>International Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged partners, MOH involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Supervision </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Global  (not defined by borders) </li></ul><ul><li>Health  (as opposed to medicine) </li></ul><ul><li>Possibilitie...
<ul><li>Focus on: </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine (i.e.: doctors) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Other health fields </li></ul></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Child Mortality </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity Building </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Col...
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Global Health Education—Global Health Programs: Rodney Finalle

  1. 1. A Global Response; Pediatric Global Health Fellowship Rodney Finalle, MD Director of Global Health April 5, 2009
  2. 2. <ul><li>2 Billion Children Live in the World </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3% live in the USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>90% live in developing countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40% of population of the developing world are children </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MDG #4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce under 5 mortality by 2/3 </li></ul></ul>Pediatric Global Health 30,000 children die every day from preventable causes
  3. 3. <ul><li>Improve children’s health in poor communities, in poor countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Cross Disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Truly Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Early Childhood </li></ul><ul><li>Bridges Academic with Health System Response </li></ul>Global Health at CHOP 30,000
  4. 4. <ul><li>Dominican Republic </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Bateyes communities: No access to clean water, plumbing, food, or healthcare </li></ul><ul><li>Migrant poor families surviving on $1 per day per person </li></ul>Global Health Partners 30,000 Botswana Partnership in 2007 Grew out of an Academic Collaboration (UPenn) Ravaged by the AIDS Pandemic and Tuberculosis Focus on AIDS, TB, Malnutrition and nursing
  5. 5. <ul><li>CHOP Doctors, nurses, therapists working in partner communities </li></ul>Global Health Allies “… bringing our local expertise global, and bringing our global experiences back to our local workplace.” 30,000
  6. 6. <ul><li>Institutional Buy-In </li></ul><ul><li>Friends in high places </li></ul><ul><li>Align with the future </li></ul><ul><li>Malpractice </li></ul><ul><li>Reassurance and organization </li></ul><ul><li>Risk </li></ul><ul><li>Real vs. Perceived </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>No stone left unturned </li></ul><ul><li>International </li></ul><ul><li>Communication, commitment and collaboration </li></ul>Institutional Challenges & Responses 30,000
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Concept: A Pediatric Global Health Fellowship </li></ul>Global Health; Need for Leadership “… training future leaders in global health, an emerging field of academic study…” 30,000
  8. 8. <ul><li>The Traditional Academic Model, With a Twist! </li></ul>Global Health Fellowship 30,000 Clinical Care Education Research Advocacy
  9. 9. <ul><li>Two Years of Fellowship; Building Knowledge, Research and Leadership Skills </li></ul><ul><li>50% Clinical Time </li></ul><ul><li>50% Research and Education </li></ul><ul><li>Guided distance curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Active faculty support and mentoring </li></ul>Global Health Fellowship Structure 30,000
  10. 10. <ul><li>What it is…and what it is not: </li></ul><ul><li>Infectious disease </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Public Health </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental science </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Sociology </li></ul>Global Health Curriculum 30,000
  11. 11. <ul><li>International Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged partners, MOH involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Supervision </li></ul><ul><li>In country and home institution </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Self guided, web enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Crossing Cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Selection of appropriate fellows, supporting capacity locally in partner communities </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback and Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Support mechanisms (academic and personal), professional development </li></ul>Global Health Fellowship Unique Features 30,000
  12. 12. <ul><li>Global (not defined by borders) </li></ul><ul><li>Health (as opposed to medicine) </li></ul><ul><li>Possibilities: </li></ul><ul><li>Community health campaigns </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis of public/private partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Mobilization of communities to address disparities in care </li></ul>Global Health Fellowship Scholarly Activity 30,000
  13. 13. <ul><li>Focus on: </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine (i.e.: doctors) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Other health fields </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other non-clinical areas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>US personnel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Address local professional development challenges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make capacity building a priority </li></ul></ul>Limitations & Growth Opportunities 30,000
  14. 14. <ul><li>Possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Child Mortality </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity Building </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul>Fellowship Outcomes 30,000 … stay tuned!

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