A Continuing Medical Education Course for Those Passionate about Global Health


The Global Health Bootcamp is a high-touch CME course for health professionals who are passionate about global health.

The Global Health Bootcamp is the first of its kind, and is unique among similar CME courses because of its highly interactive and interdisciplinary model. The course is capped at 36 registrants, so participants will experience an intimate learning environment with multiple opportunities for one-on-one interaction with leaders in the field of global health.

Learners will:

  • Explore real-life ethical dilemmas through high-fidelity simulations
  • Learn to address barriers to health delivery and how to form effective partnerships
  • Delve deep into specific interest areas through workshops on quality improvement, education, advocacy, and mobile technology
  • Gain clinical skills in ultrasound

“This was a tremendous conference for me, both personally and professionally.” –   2015, Bootcamper

Who Are We?

A dedicated team of Global Health Hospitalists known as the UCSF Global Health Core and interprofessional colleagues from the School of Pharmacy and School of Nursing at UCSF that seek to promote Global Health Equity and evolve the paradigm of how American health professionals engage in global health.GH.png


To address, advocate and advance global health equity by transforming the paradigm of how health care professionals engage in global health.

What Are We About?

This course emerges out of the insight that the barrier to global health care delivery is not necessarily funding or knowledge of how to deliver health care: it is the ability to implement.  The ability to implement in resource poor settings entails not only the will to serve but also the expertise.


Check out the following websites to learn more about our team!

Division of Hosptial Medicine

School of Pharmacy

School of Nursing