OGHE News and Updates

***COVID-19 UPDATE: Please note that all international rotations at WCM have been cancelled until further notice***

OGHE mourns the loss of Dr. Michael Rosenbluth

OGHE mourns the loss of Dr. Micheal Rosenbluth


Check out our recent publication in the International Journal of Medical Students focusing on the Global Health Curriculum at Weill Cornell Medicine!

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Dr. Madelon Finkel, Professor of Population Health Sciences and Director of the Office of Global Health, was featured in an article, “Better cancer screening in resource-poor nations”, published in Nature Research, March 2020. The article focuses on challenges of providing cancer screening in low and middle income countries. Dr. Finkel has included many Weill Cornell students in her cervical cancer research projects based in India and Tanzania.

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Former Visiting International Student Dr. Camille Hage was featured in a U.S. News and World Report article on how to become a Visiting International Medical Student. View the article below:


Dr. Tara Rajendran illuminates the age old idea of the influence of medicine and music over each other. Her first experience with the remedial taste of music was when her grandmother's favorite song eased her pain and thus began her journey to explore this vast concept. On her path to learning oncology as a visiting student, she also realised the therapeutic effects of music with the help of the Saraswati Veena. She describes how being a musician and a physician taught her the...

2019 International Fellows Reception

To celebrate our WCM students who travel abroad to further their Global Health education, we host an event every year in May where students, faculty and donors can come together, enjoy good food and talk about the work students did in their abroad experience.

A raffle was also organized by the Cornell Water Society, a student-run organization that works to install and promote clean water solutions in under-served communities abroad. All money raised from raffle tickets will be donated...

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Each year since 1996, the Independent Publisher Book Awards Competition identifies a reading list of progressive, thought-provoking books, the kind that can touch lives, advance careers, and stretch our imaginations. With the tag line, "Recognizing Excellence in Independent Publishing," the IPPY Awards was launched as the first unaffiliated awards program open...

Tiffany Huang

We recently received the following update from Tiffany Huang who is in Vellore, India working on her Scholarly Project on palliative care at the Christian Medical College:

"I absolutely love being at CMC Vellore. I spend my days at CMC Hospital seeing patients with Dr. George and have also tagged along on 1 home visit so far (hoping to do more of these). Seeing so many terminal patients and their families is emotionally draining, but it's also meaningful and I end every day very...

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