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Global Child Health Course

Children's National Hosts Course Twice Per Year

Sponsored by the Pediatric Residency Program and Global Health Initiative

The Introduction to Global Child Health Course is offered biannually. Sponsored by the Children's National Hospital Pediatric Residency Program and Global Health Initiative, it is intended for pediatric residents but is also open to all Children's National and non-Children's National fellows, faculty, nurses, staff and students. 

During the course, participants:

  • Examine global health issues including healthcare delivery, disease burden and resource allocation
  • Recognize, diagnose and manage common illnesses and tropical diseases seen outside the United States
  • Refine clinical judgment and diagnostic skills necessary in lower resource settings through case-based discussion and simulation
  • Discuss principles of bioethics

No RSVP is necessary – you are welcome to drop into any session or join via WebEx unless indicated otherwise.

For more details about the course, including the schedule of events and WebEx information, visit the Global Health Initiative website.

How to Claim CME Credit

You have 30 days to claim credit for CME activities; claiming may begin up to 15 minutes before the session ends. Events are sorted by date and time. A 30-day history of activities is available.

  • Go to
  • Log in with your ICMES username and password
  • Click on “My Credits” then “View Available CME Events”
  • Find the meeting you attended and click “Add Credit”
  • Read the statement and click “I certify” then complete the evaluation and hit submit.

For questions or more information, please contact Chelsea Dobson.