The RIGHT track is incorporated into your current residency program. After acceptance, you will be required to attend a majority of the RIGHT seminars and complete the on-line curriculum.
Global Health Travel Rotations are selected by agreement between the global health scholar and his/her mentor. Examples include, but are not limited to:
Aarohi Arogya Kendra, Uttaranchal, India
Hôpital Albert Schweitzer, Deschapelles, Haiti
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Additionally, all RIGHT scholars will complete a scholarly project. This can range from any of the following:
Through opportunities at the Tulane travel clinic and other clinics catering to the underserved population, RIGHT scholars can continue to embrace the concept of global health locally.
What the Global Health Track at Tulane can do for your career:
The RIGHT program will help residents prepare for careers in a multitude of fields, including: clinical infectious diseases, the CDC’s Epidemiologic Investigative Service, overseas medical and missionary work, refugee health, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), or research programs in travel and tropical medicine.
As a RIGHT resident, you will have access to educational resources through the School of Public Health’s Tropical Medicine and Global Health divisions. Additionally, most or all travel expenses (will depend on location) will be paid for.
Finally, after completing all work for the RIGHT track, recognition of completion will be reflected on your residency diploma.