Participants in the Professional Diploma in International Medicine and Public Health will attain the competency objectives through the following educational components.
Each INMED Professional Diploma in International Medicine & Public Health participant must successfully complete the INMED Professional Certificate Course in International Medicine & Public Health. This course combines active on-line learning with in-class skill development, and concludes with comprehensive final examinations.
When applying to the INMED Professional Diploma in International Medicine & Public Health, please indicate in which course you will to participate.
The second component of the INMED Professional Diploma in International Medicine & Public Health is a service-learning experience.
Participants serve a minimum of four weeks – two weeks in the case of practicing professionals and final-year resident physicians – at an INMED International Medicine Training Site where they are supervised by experienced INMED faculty. Responsibilities vary from site to site, and may include inpatient care, outpatient clinic, procedures, obstetrics, night duty, and participation in research, public health, and primary care activities. Please see the Training Site descriptions for full details.
Participants will make an educational presentation to the staff at that training site. The participant’s supervisor will assist in selecting the topic and developing content of this presentation.
Upon returning from the international service learning experience, participants are required to submit a guided personal essay to aid integration of the experience to the learner’s personal and professional life