Phrases like “Think Global, Act Local” and “Global Health is Local Health” are catchy, but it’s sometimes difficult to figure out what they really mean. Continue reading
CFHI at NAFSA Conference 2012 – Houston, Texas
Child Family Health International (CFHI) along with the greater study abroad community gathered the last week in May in Houston at the annual NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference. Along a session featuring CFHI’s own global health programming, Engaging Nontraditional Students in International Internships, another session in particular resonated with CFHI’s mission and approach. Paul Arntson led off a session entitled “Designing Transformative International Education Programs: What’s Working.” Continue reading
During the Western Regional International Health Conference I had the privilege of lunching with a group of inspirational and innovative undergraduate students from the University of Washington and University of British Columbia. At University of Washington students have created the Critical Development Forum (CDF), a think-tank creating Continue reading
What is Competency Based Education?
Competency-based education (known as CBE) has been all the rage in medical education for nearly a decade. Competency in this realm has been described as the “habitual and judicious use of communication, knowledge, technical skills, clinical reasoning, emotions, values, and reflection in daily practice for the benefit of the individual and the community being served” Continue reading