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Taking a Year off: Global Health Opportunities and Fellowships

Students who are interested in taking a year off of medical school should use this page to navigate potential opportunities in global health. Most students taking a gap year do so between MS3 and MS4, while some also take a break between MS2 and MS3. Please contact Dr. Madelon Finkel for further details about taking a year off to engage in global health activities and for any questions about WCM requirements.

Opportunities and Fellowships

Student Stories from the Field 

Student Resources

PDF icon Student Travel Handbook
PDF icon Global Health Education Student Guidebook
PDF icon Global Health Faculty List

Weill Cornell Medicine International Programs 402 East 67th St New York, NY 10065 Phone: (646) 962-8058 globalhealthelectives@med.cornell.edu