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Global Health


Student may participate in RISE, the global health symposium, primary care and surgical trips, as well as the M4 elective.


Resident may participate in individualized tracks, the global health symposium, as well as primary care and surgical trips.

Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff may participate in the global health symposium, as well as primary care and surgical trips.


The office offers opportunities for students, residents, faculty and staff to volunteer on service trips. To see our participant needs, visit either the surgical or primary care pages.

Mark Your Calendar – Rush Otolaryngology Global Health Symposium on Friday, May 3, 2024!

The Department of Otolaryngology at Rush is hosting a free, virtual symposium for otolaryngologists, fellows, and residents!

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The morning session will open with a brief introduction and will feature ten 15–20-minute talks by ENT physicians with expertise in global health. Speakers from all over the United States and abroad – Canada, South Africa, and Ukraine – will be presenting on a diverse range of relevant topics.

The afternoon session will feature a keynote talk – “Exploring A New Paradigm in Global Surgical Education” – by Dr. Joshua Wiedermann of Mayo Clinic, followed by an opportunity for students to present their research. Students interested in giving oral presentations should submit abstracts HERE by April 15th at 5pm.

Anyone interested in attending the symposium in-person or virtually can register HERE! Please address any questions about the event to Evan Patel (

Contact Information

Armour Academic Center
600 S. Paulina St., Suite 1044
Chicago, IL 60612