Global Health: Science, Medicine, and the Social Determinants of Health

  • Precollege students smile for the camera while attending a lecture on the Brandeis campus.
  • June 21 - 26, 2020

    Global Health will address the intersection of health and social justice. Zika, Ebola, vaccinations, gun violence – public health issues are daily headlines. This program will challenge you to consider remedies and debate the merits of medical vs. social solutions. You’ll gain first-hand experience and have the opportunity to work with your peers to identify and address public health issues. This course is essential for students considering a future in medicine, health policy and creating solutions for suffering or ill people. 

    During this program you will:

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    Sample Schedule
    • Breakfast: 8 - 9:00 a.m.
    • Course Time: 9 a.m. - noon
    • Lunch: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
    • Small Group Reflection: 1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
    • Guest Lecture: 3 - 4:30 p.m.
    • Dinner: 5 - 6:30 p.m.
    • Small Group Time: 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. 
    • Project Time: 7 - 9:00 p.m.
    • In Residence Hall: 9:30 p.m.
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    Program Costs
    The fee for this program is: $2,990

     In the Brandeis tradition of offering academic access to all students, the Global Health program seeks to provide a limited number of scholarships to outstanding applicants who otherwise might not be able to afford this exceptional opportunity.