Exchange Programs

International Opportunities at UChicago 

The Center for Global Health (CGH) facilitates international exchange opportunities for qualifying visitors from foreign institutions. University of Chicago students, faculty, and trainees should see this page for more information on ways to be involved in global health on campus and abroad.

CGH works with qualifying international visitors from Primary Partner institutions and non-partner institutions to facilitate pathways to learn and train under faculty members from the Biological Sciences Division and the University of Chicago Medical Center. Applicants are considered on a case-by-case basis. 

For more information on where we have worked, click here

 

Type of foreign visitor Position  Brief overview 
1. Visiting Medical Student Medical students wishing to pursue a clinical elective
  • 30 day elective (December-May
  • application submitted on CGH website
2. Visiting Resident Observer  Resident/ Fellow (post MD degree)
  • 30 day observation
  • application materials on CGH website, but submitted to host department
3.Visiting Clinical Observer in residence Physician, scientist, researcher or another licensed individual 
  • 5 day-6 month stay
  • application materials on CGH website, but submitted to host department
4. Visiting Professional Physician, scientist, researcher or another licensed individual
  • 5 or less day stay
  • application on CGH website, but submitted to host department
5. Visiting Scholar Individual who holds a full-time academic position within his/her home institution and wishes to come to the University of Chicago for a clinical, basic, translational or other research opportunity