About the Program
The Global Health Program is a partnership with Nuvance Health that centers on international partnerships in sites around the world. The program focuses on improving patient care and medical education through cooperation and the exchange of ideas. By exposing students to different health care systems and socioeconomic structures, the program aims to give an understanding of the challenges in providing and improving patient care in our partnership countries.
The program serves a population of approximately 940,000 in 28 communities in the area of Connecticut, from coastal Norwalk in the south to the rolling hills of New Milford and Danbury
to the north. Norwalk Hospital and Danbury Hospital are the main teaching hospitals, with Danbury being the hub of the Global Health Program. The patients served represent a remarkable cross-section of economic, ethnic, racial and linguistic backgrounds.
Easy access to New York City and the surrounding area makes this a cosmopolitan setting to live, work and play.
Students will find strong commitment to excellent patient care, award-winning teaching, and a notably diverse patient population at the UVM Connecticut campus. This campus environment blends the best of traditional academic medical centers with community
health care and serves as the site for the clerkship and advanced integration years. Connecticut campus students benefit from the same educational structure and learning goals as the Vermont campus, and they have successfully matched into their desired specialties over
the length of this partnership.
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