Medical School for International Health, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Faculty of Health Sciences

PMNCH constituency

Academic, research and training institute

Focal point

A. Mark Clarfield, MD

Position

Director

Health focus

  • Global health curriculum

Priority action area(s)

  • Medical education/train and educate physicians

Mission statement

In 1996, in affiliation with Columbia University's Health Sciences Division, the Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev instituted a four-year medical degree program to graduate doctors with special skills in primary care and community, preventive, and population-based medicine. The Medical School for International Health is a four year, North American-style medical school that incorporates global health coursework into all four years of the medical school curriculum. The mission of the Medical School for International Health (MSIH) is to address the need for medical education that focuses on the interface between global health and community and preventive medicine.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Website:

Organization e-mail:

msihadmissions@post.bgu.ac.il

Full address:

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Medical School for International Health
Faculty of Health Sciences
Caroline House, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 653
Beer-Sheva, Israel 84105

Country:

Israel

Telephone:

+972 8 6479909

Number of staff:

N/A

Scope of work:

N/A

Year established:

1996

WHO Region:

Europe