Global Health Initiative

Upcoming Events

04/25 Information Session - International Medical Exchange Program (AMS Medical Students Invite Only)

Brown International Medical Exchange Program poster with three doctors on the bottom

Thinking of doing a rotation abroad sometime during medical school?

Come join the info session to learn about international clinical elective opportunities at 14 international medical schools partnered with AMS.

Open to all Brown medical students from MS1-4. Register for the event here.

05/04 Climate Change & Health Symposium

Poster of the event with an invitation to join!Location: Brown University Medical Education Building (Alpert Medical School)

Time: 9:00am EDT

The Climate Change and Health Symposium aims to involve all members of the Brown University and greater Rhode Island community to better understand the impact of climate change on health and to educate and empower members of the community to take action.

Join us to learn from lecturers, panelists, workshops and poster presentations! Register and submit a poster on our website.


  1. To raise awareness about the link between climate change and health
  2. To provide a platform for experts from various fields to share their knowledge and research findings related to climate change and health
  3. To explore potential solutions and strategies to mitigate the negative impacts of climate change on human health
  4. To foster collaboration between stakeholders from different sectors, including medicine, public health and community health promotion, environmental science, and political advocacy