Courses in Health Activism for College & Medical Students:

Public Citizen has helped promote the development of courses in health activism. Their website (click here) provides model courses as well as links to courses that are offered at 13 schools around the United States.

The portal has postings about the social medicine courses at Emory University School of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. You can also download the syllabus of the Tulane Medical School Course called Advocating for Health.

Other Courses in Health Activism

The People’s Health Movement offers courses in Health Activism through its itinerant International People’s Health University.

Residency Programs

Montefiore Medical Center offers a Residency Program in Social Medicine.

Fellowship Opportunities

The Open Society Institute (OSI) of the Soros Foundation offers fellowships for practitioners and has an interest in health. In the past (1999-2007) they funded a fellowship for physician activists. Read more about this in our posting.

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