Global Health Services

Western University of Health Sciences is uniquely positioned to provide integrated solutions, education, and expertise on issues surrounding global
health through a collaborative effort involving the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, COMP – Northwest, College of Graduate Nursing,
College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy, College of Dental Medicine, College of Optometry, & College of Podiatric Medicine. Ours is a truly interdisciplinary approach to assessing and improving the health of people, animals, and the environment around the world.


Global Health Track

The Global Health Track offers a broad snapshot of global health that will be provide students with insight into the challenges currently facing global health. Students will gain an understanding of why tackling global health issues is such an important endeavor with the potential to reduce poverty, build stronger economies and promote peace… learn more

Second Year Summer International Outreach

Students arrange summer opportunities through the Global Health Club that will be supervised and coordinated by a clinical faculty member. Students and faculty will follow guidelines established by the DGCH, Student Affairs, and Risk Management. Currently, students have planned two trips: Peru and Vietnam… learn more


Fourth Year International Rotations

Students may apply for up to 8 weeks of international elective rotations during their fourth year. WUHS students have rotated through sites in numerous countries including Mexico, Germany, England, Morocco, Ecuador, India, Papua New Guinea, and more…learn more

Student Exchanges & Visiting Scholars Programs

DGCH is a designated coordinator for exchange students program through the AMSA student club and the Family Medicine department for a non-degree education and training in Family Medicine. Coming soon…