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The Office for Global Health work with partners in our region and across the world on projects that contribute to the health and well-being of our neighbours, that internationalise our teaching and learning, our research and the student experience.


UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Columbia University
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Country manager

Senice So


Key partners

  • Columbia University
  • Weill Cornell Medical College

Student experience

Sydney Medical School and Columbia University student exchange
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The Sydney Medical School and Columbia University exchange annually up to 8 medical students. This program aims to enhance mutual understanding of health issues and health systems through the opportunity for an international learning experience. Outgoing and incoming students complete 8 to 12 weeks of clinical or research placements.
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Partner: Columbia University
Date: Since ‘06

Sydney Medical School and Weill-Cornell Medical College student exchange
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Under the agreement between Sydney Medical School and the Office of Global Health Education, Weill-Cornell Medical College, up to 4 Sydney medical school students may undertake a student exchange at Weill-Cornell and up to 2 students from Weill-Cornell may undertake a placement at the University of Sydney. Public Health is a special feature of this particular exchange program with outgoing students undertaking a 2-week public health clerkship (Health Care Policy). Incoming students undertake two weeks in a public health placement and two weeks at our University Department of Rural Health in Broken Hill.
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Partner: Weill-Cornell Medical College
Date: Since ‘07


Research and Innovation

Global health and development collaboration with the Earth Institute of Columbia University
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Building on existing partnerships between the University of Sydney and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, the program will support collaboration on the Millennium Villages Project in Africa and in Papua New Guinea as well as the newly established Global Food Systems Initiative. Areas of activity include faculty visits and collaborative operational research.

Partner:
  • Columbia University
Funded by:
  • Sydney Medical School
  • The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) International Project Development Fund
Date: Since Jan ’10

Building a cancer prevention partnership for women in Tamil Nadu, India
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Linking Sydney Medical School, Weill Cornell Medical College (USA), Cancer Council Australia and Christian Medical College Vellore, India

This project will allow for a collaboration that will extend and evaluate a cervical and breast cancer prevention program in Vellore, Tamil Nadu India.

Partners:
  • Weill-Cornell Medical College
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Cancer Council Australia
Funded by:
  • Sydney Medical School
  • Weill-Cornell Medical College
  • The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) International Project Development Fund
  • Cancer Council Australia
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
Date: Since Jan ’09


News

Jul ’09 - Cancer prevention project for rural women in Tamil Nadu