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Telephone: 202-683-4678

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GHLO® for Students


The GHLO® Collaborative helps medical students pursue clinical, research, and public health electives outside their home country.

Global Health Learning Opportunities (GHLO®)

The GHLO® Collaborative facilitates opportunities for medical and public health students pursuing clinical, research, or public health electives outside their home country.

The GHLO application service streamlines the application process for students, enables home schools to endorse student applications and track progress, and host institutions to manage elective offerings, student selection and evaluation. For institutions, The GHLO Collaborative enhances dialogue, exchanges ideas and best practices, and conducts joint research towards innovation and building global understanding.

View a list of participating institutions

GHLObinar: Information Session for Prospective Institutions

The GHLO Team is conducting worldwide GHLObinars, an online informational session about the innovative global network of leading-caliber institutions —the GHLO Collaborative.

GHLObinars are intended for institutional employees including Deans, faculty members, administrators, and other individuals who collaborate in the sphere of global health education.

If you are faculty, staff, or an institutional administrator who is interested in attending a GHLObinar, please email to schedule.

Student GHLObinars are often held on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information about the Student GHLObinar, please sign in and visit our GHLO Student page.

Now Accepting Institutional Applications to the GHLO Collaborative

For Medical Institutions—If you are a medical institution and are ready to apply to the GHLO Collaborative, please email to request an application. Applications are reviewed on a continual rolling basis.

Shaping Global Perspectives

The AAMC recognizes that with growing globalization in medicine there is growing interest on the part of medical students and medical schools to integrate international electives their medical education. 

Students participating in international electives are able to experience different patient populations, develop cross-cultural understanding, and learn about health systems in other nations.

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Resources for Participants

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GHLOscope is an electronic newsletter that provides information to the global health education community.

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