Faculty Development and Global Health Initiatives



Welcome to the Office of Faculty Development and Global Health Initiatives

Our purpose is to cultivate 1) faculty who are valued and engaged as effective educators, scholars and leaders and 2) long term, equitable global partnerships that prepare students, residents and faculty to meet the health needs of the world, especially the poor.  Please use the drop down links on the right to obtain information and access resources in faculty development and global health at Chicago Medical School of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

Inis Jane Bardella, M.D. FAAFP 
Associate Dean for Faculty Development and
Global Health Initiatives
Professor, Family and Preventative Medicine
Office: 847-578-3409
Email: inis.bardella@rosalindfranklin.edu

Lecia M. Apantaku, M.D., FACS
Assistant Dean for Faculty and Global Development
Associate Professor, Surgery
Office: 847-578-8469
Email: lecia.apantaku@rosalindfranklin.edu

Department News

April Department News

The CMS Office of the Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Global Health Initiatives is pleased to announce the new scholarship recipients. The following students have been awarded the CMS Global Health Travel and Project Scholarship:

Taylor Barkley
Edrian Calago
Jaime Ferrante
Paul Gaura
RaeAnn Hirschy
Prashanthi Kandavel
Caitlin Kremer
EunJoo Lee
Haley Spaulding
Sevgi Sipahi
Carrie Spindler
Helen Ubabuike
Esther Wong

Congratulations and best wishes to all!

Fourth year medical students can receive intramural credit at the Medical University of Innsbruck. Medicine and Surgery subspecialty electives two to four weeks in length are available in the month of February. Pre and post trip sessions at CMS are required. An introductory course in the German language is strongly encouraged. For more information please go the student experience presentations under global health on the dropdown link on the right and the D2L course site for GHE 600, Global Health Elective under content.

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