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A Baylor College of Medicine student reading to children in Santa Anna, Honduras as part of Houston Shoulder to Shoulder Foundation, which was founded as a partnership between Baylor and the people of Santa Anna.

The Global Health Pathway is a four-year program available for Baylor College of Medicine medical students interested in global health.

The pathway consists of courses, clinical training, research opportunities, and electives abroad that are designed to give medical students a broader understanding of medicine in a global context and prepare them for a career in global health. Students who complete the pathway will receive a certificate at graduation.

Graduates of the pathway will also have an opportunity to acquire sufficient class hours, skills, and knowledge level to sit for the examination leading to the Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler's Health, sponsored by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.