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Penn Med Students

Explore opportunities to engage in public health, research, development, and clinical activities throughout the world. 

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Call For Abstracts

Penn in Latin America & the Caribbean (PLAC) is now accepting abstracts for the inaugural PLAC Conference focused on health equity, access, and innovation in the region. 300 word maximum abstracts are due on July 24. Please share with colleagues, trainees, and students who may be interested in presenting. Submissions by email to

PLAC Call for Abstracts




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About The Center for Global Health

The Center for Global Health coordinates global activities of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and supports the international aspects of our research, educational, and service programs. Our activities include: (i) placement of Penn medical students in global health experiences and hosting of international medical students at Penn; (ii) recruitment of postdoctoral fellows who come from international institutions; (iii) facilitation of international research initiatives and sponsored programs undertaken by faculty of the Perelman School of Medicine; (iv) coordination of global activities with other schools of the University, and the Office of the Provost; (v) provision of information for faculty, students, and administration; and (vi) representation of the School of Medicine in interactions with international institutions.