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A Summer Institute Focused on Infectious Diseases & Global Health

From June 11 to 22, 2018, McGill University, Montreal, will offer 7 courses over a two week period. Courses in the Summer Institute feature internationally known faculty, and bring together a diverse group of participants, from patient advocates to industry.

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Dec 13, 2017
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Every summer, nearly 400 participants convene at McGill University in Canada, to learn and share about infectious diseases and global health. The Summer Institute features internationally known faculty, a focus on highly applicable new knowledge, and an opportunity to network with fellow global health professionals from around the world. The unique format of short non-credit professional development courses attracts a diverse group of participants, from industry leaders to patient advocates, academics and researchers, and policy makers from several low and middle income countries.

The 4th edition will be held in June 2018, with this line up of 7 courses:

Week 1: June 11-15, 2018

  • TB Research Methods
  • Global Health Diagnostics
  • Qualitative Methods in Global Infectious Diseases Research

Week 2: June 18-22, 2018

  • Clinical Tropical Medicine
  • Clinical TB: A focused clinical & public health review for healthcare workers - New Course!
  • Advanced TB Diagnostics
  • Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

Check out this short video on this unique Institute! 

Also read this Huffington Post article on how patient advocates contribute to our courses and inspire us!

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Madhukar Pai

Director, McGill Global Health Programs

I am a Professor and a Canada Research Chair in Epidemiology & Global Health at McGill University, Montreal. I serve as the Director of McGill Global Health Programs, and Director of the McGill International TB Centre. URL: http://www.paitbgroup.org/

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