Global Health in Boston, MA

Explore how global challenges such as poverty, gender, and climate change affect health worldwide

Summer Springboard program located in Boston, MA

Program Highlights

Investigate and solve global health challenges through hands-on projects including outbreak investigations
Explore how global challenges such as poverty, gender, and climate change affect health worldwide
Recognize historical and current major disease outbreak patterns and identify strategies for the prevention and control of disease
Learn from experts in the field to explore the variety of academic and career options within global health
Public Health Faculty
Tuition:

Residential Price: $4,998 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Extended Commuter Price: $3,398 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Commuter Price: $2,798 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Dates:

Late June: June 27-July 9, 2021

Early July: July 11-July 23, 2021

Late July: July 25-August 6, 2021

Location:

Multiple Campuses
Boston, MA

Testimonials

  • I loved this program. It fueled my passion for medicine and opened my mind to the world of public health.

    Lam N.

Course Overview

Health is central to who we are and how we function. Consider how poverty, gender, climate change, and corporate environments affect health worldwide and how justice can enhance global health. Learn from leaders in the field to explore the variety of career and academic options available in the field of global health. Think deeper about the broader implications of health as a human right.

Past speakers include Harvard-trained practitioners, and students have visited the legendary Boston-based aid agency, Partners in Health.

 

Topics you'll explore

Hands-On Learning


Consider health issues locally and globally and think critically about how to solve them using community resources and technology. Work to solve global health challenges by turning everyday materials into life-saving innovative devices. Then, put your skills to the test in a disease outbreak simulation where you will work against the clock to discover the cause of a rapidly spreading epidemic and stop it in its tracks.

Public Health - Hands-On

Career Exploration


During this global health program you will learn from professionals in the field about current approaches to promoting health, preventing disease, and helping communities in need around the world. Gain an understanding of how unequal patterns of resource distribution affects the health of populations globally and learn important steps required for the prevention and control of infectious diseases.

Public Health - real world insight

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Summer Springboard pre-college Summer Program