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CFHI Program Opportunities for UMB Students

Child Family Health International offers a variety of program opportunities for UBM students. CFHI is a leader in global health education, facilitating global health education experiences that meet rigorous ethical, safety, and academic standards. CFHI’s socially responsible approach and reciprocal, long-term partnerships with communities, ongoing support of local healthcare infrastructure, US and local staff structures, as well as time-tested policies and procedures protect the wellbeing of both students and host communities. 

Opportunities for student research and continuous quality improvement (CQI) through CFHI's programs meet standards and best-practices for student research in sensitive global health settings.  Based on mutual fit, an appropriate placement will be determined.

Contact moira@cfhi.org if you are interested in pursuing a CFHI program to complete the FRTC course or a capstone experience.

Opportunities for the UM School of Medicine Foundations of Research and Critical Thinking (FRCT) Course

Mukono District, Uganda: Omni Med: Community Health Workers and Global Health

New Delhi, India: Public Health Delivery Innovations & Community Medicine

Accra, Ghana: Child Health & Social Determinants

Opportunities for the UM School of Medicine Master of Public Health Program, Global Health Track, Capstone Experience

Mukono District, Uganda: Omni Med: Community Health Workers and Global Health

Kabale, Uganda: Maternal Child Health, HIV, & Realities of Health Access

New Delhi, India: Public Health Delivery Innovations & Community Medicine

Arusha, Tanzania: Healthcare Systems & Community-Based Development

Guayaquil/Puyo, Ecuador: Public Health in Ecuador (Beginner 1 Spanish Required)

Opportunities for the UM School of Nursing Global Health Field Experience (NURS 418)

CFHI partners with the School of Nursing to offer a custom program in Ecuador each June. Contact Rosemary Riel, Associate Director of Partnership Development & Field Placement | Office of Global Health (OGH), University of Maryland School of Nursing: rriel@umaryland.edu