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Directions to CCGHE

Need Help? Recorded audio directions to the Johns Hopkins Hospital are available by phone at 410-955-0166 If you require alternate parking accommodations or assistance with navigation, please call us: 443-287-2443 Download Printable Directions From New York and Points North, via I-95 South: Take I-95 South to Exit 57, and bear right onto O'Donnell Street Drive west on O'Donnell Street for approximately three-quarters of a mile At the 4th traffic light, turn right onto Conkling Street At the 6th intersection, turn left onto Eastern Avenue (Route 150 West) Drive for approximately 2 miles, and...

Working & Living in Pune

Before You Go | While You're There | Before You Leave India | Upon Your Return Home US Embassy & Consulate: US Embassy and Consulate in India, Mumbai C-49, G-Block, Bandra Kurla Complex Bandra East, Mumbai 400051 Phone: (91-22) 2672-4000 BEFORE YOU GO Travel Documents: In addition to a valid passport and an Indian visa,...

REACH Initiative's Tuberculosis Resources

Steps for Collecting Sputum: Posters available in English Zulu Xhosa Developed by: Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing REACH Initiative Description: Poster offers step-by-step instructions for patients to collect a sputum sample for TB testing Isonaizid Preventive Therapy Fact Sheet Developed by: Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing REACH Initiative Description: Fact sheet about isoniazid preventative therapy for care providers and HIV+ patients who have latent TB infection. Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis: National Clinical Management Training Participant Manual Developed by:...

Curriculum for Tuberculosis Mini-Fellowship

OVERVIEW: The Johns Hopkins TB Center offers a mini-fellowship, on an individualized basis, for trainees seeking advanced training in the clinical and public health aspects of TB. Goals and curriculum will be tailored based on duration and participant-specific interests. Prior trainees have completed both one month and one year (part-time or full-time) programs. GOALS To review basic TB epidemiology, pathophysiology, transmission and infection control To learn about the public health aspects of TB, including identification of source cases, contact investigations and legal orders available to...

Continuing Medical Education for ID Clinical Minute

About | Terms of Use | Subscribe | Subscriber Policies | Continuing Medical Education REGISTER (Johns Hopkins Medicine's CME site) DESCRIPTION This bi-monthly online resource addresses the latest in infectious diseases, including recent research, outbreaks, and treatment. Articles focus on emerging outbreaks and epidemics, groundbreaking articles, diagnostic and treatment/management reviews, and updates in the field as presented at relevant professional conferences. TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is intended for health providers who care for persons with ID. OBJECTIVES After participating in...

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Field Study In India: Funding Your Trip

CCGHE does not offer research or travel funding—most students come through other established field placement awards or scholarships, such as: Johns Hopkins Global Health Established Field Placement Program . Offered through the JHU Center for Global Health, the GHEFP program supports placement of Hopkins students in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) for a minimum 6-week research projects. Learn more: http://hopkinsglobalhealth.org/funding-opportunities/student-and-trainee-grants/ghefp/ Johns Hopkins Paul S. Lietman Global Travel Grant for Residents & Fellows . Offered through the...

Field Study In India: Research Partnership Sites

LEADERSHIP Dr. Amita Gupta of Johns Hopkins is Principal Investigator for the Indo-JHU Clinical Research Partnership based out of CCGHE. Research is directed locally in India out of the BJGMC-JHU Clinical Research Site by Dr. Vidya Mave, a Hopkins faculty member who lives in Pune. Dr. Nikhil Gupte is the Lead Biostatistician and Deputy Director and Dr. Nishi Suryavanshi is Clinical Site Coordinator and Deputy Director. Research is conducted at, and in collaboration with, the following institutions: Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College (BGJMC) & Sassoon General Hospital . Pune,...

Field Study In India: Applying

Applications must be submitted no later than 9 weeks prior to anticipated departure. STEP 1: DETERMINE WHAT TO WORK ON Students who haven’t already entered into discussions with Hopkins faculty about research opportunities in India can learn more about ongoing Indo-JHU studies on the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education’s Website: https://main.ccghe.net/research-section . Review and narrow down 3-5 studies/projects that align with your interests. STEP 2: DISCUSS YOUR SKILLS/INTERESTS Email Alison Pack, Program Administrator (apack[at]jhmi.edu) to set up a 15 minute...

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PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN JUNE 2018 FOR UPDATES WELCOME! The Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) offers field research opportunities for students and junior researchers interested in infectious diseases in India. We typically work with graduate students and medical residents with skills in clinical research, epidemiology, and/or biostatistics. If accepted through our application process, students are paired with U.S. and India-based mentors to guide them through their experience. We look for students with some experience living/working abroad and who are...

Field Study In India: Preparations & Project Development

Following approval of application in Section 1 STEP 1: IDENTIFY MENTORS Each student must identify a U.S.-based and India-based mentor. If your India-based mentor is a JHU Pune researcher, a BJGMC faculty mentor must also be identified. Your U.S.-based mentor can help you identify this person. Please be sure to reach out to each of these individuals prior to moving on to Step 2. STEP 2: OBTAIN PERMISSION LETTER FROM BJGMC FOR FIELD STUDY At least 6 weeks before departure Required by BJGMC, this letter is the official request for permission for the student’s visit to Dr. Ajay Chandanwale, Dean...

Field Study In India: Travel & Housing

PAGE CONTENTS: INDIAN VISA | HOUSING | AIR TRAVEL | HEALTH | ITEMS TO BRING | COMMUNICATIONS & FINANCES STEP 1: OBTAIN INDIAN VISA In addition to a valid passport, the Government of India requires a valid visa, which can take some time to receive. Learn more here: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html STEP 2: SECURE HOUSING SHORT TERM AirBnB: An option for short-term stays of 1-4 weeks. Recommended to identify flats in Kalyani Nagar or Koregaon Park areas. https://www.airbnb.com Housing Facebook Groups (most active, recommended to join groups and post needs ahead of time): Flats...

Field Study In India: Field Placement Expectations & Requirements

CONDUCT It is important to remember that you are a guest and a junior researcher. BJGMC faculty are your mentors and supervisors. They are experts who partner with Johns Hopkins faculty, and they share their facility, expertise, and time with Johns Hopkins visiting researchers. Engage with BJGMC faculty, consult them for guidance, and listen to them. BACKGROUND READING MATERIALS Required Reading List. Contact your U.S.-based advisor and ask if there are specific protocols, papers, etc. that you should read up on prior to your trip. FIRST WEEK Pick up ID badge from Manisha Mhaske—it must be...

Field Study In India: Pune Life

PAGE CONTENTS: COMMUNICATIONS & FINANCES | GETTING AROUND | HEALTH & FITNESS | NEIGHBORHOODS & ATTRACTIONS | DINING COMMUNICATIONS & FINANCES Government Required Form: Form C, registration for foreigners, is required for your stay; talk with your mentor further about this prior to leaving. Cash: ATM and local money changers generally offer good rates. Foreign transaction fees will be charged by US banks and credit card companies, so check this in advance. Banking. If you choose to open an account locally, requirements include: C-form, verified lease agreement, visa/passport,...

Field Study In India: Returning to the U.S.

TB TEST: You should be tested for TB infection upon your return—either TST (tuberculin skin test) or interferon gamma release assay (blood test). FIELD REPORT: If you were sponsored through a formal travel award, fellowship, or scholarship and are required to submit a reflection for that program, please submit that to Molly Bowen (molly.bowen[at]jhmi.edu). If you presented at BJGMC, that report will suffice. If you were at a different site, please submit a ~1 page report summarizing your experience, what you accomplished, how this fits into your academic/career goals, and next steps for...

Field Study In India: Background Reading

Buchanan A, DeCamp M. Responsibility for global health . Theor Med Bioeth. 2006;27(1):95-114. DeCamp M, Lehmann LS, Jaeel P, Horwitch C; ACP Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee. Ethical obligations regarding short-term global health clinical experiences: An American College of Physicians Position Paper . Ann Intern Med. 2018 May 1;168(9):651-657. doi: 10.7326/M17-3361. Epub 2018 Mar 27. Dodd R, Lane C. Improving the long-term sustainability of health aid: are Global Health Partnerships leading the way? Health Policy Plan. 2010 Sep;25(5):363-71. doi...

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Research Elective at JHU

WELCOME! The Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) offers opportunities for medical students from India to come to Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. We host students who have interest in clinical research, epidemiology, and/or biostatistics. If accepted through our application process, students are paired with U.S. mentors to guide them through their experience. This experience will provide the student with the opportunity to further their skills in data analysis, manuscript preparation, and research development. We look for students who are able to commit to spending 6...

Research Elective at JHU: Applying

STEP 1: DETERMINE WHAT TO WORK ON Students who haven’t already entered discussions with Hopkins faculty about research opportunities can learn more about ongoing studies in the Research Section of our website: https://main.ccghe.net/research-section . Review and narrow down 3-5 studies/projects that align with your interests. STEP 2: DISCUSS YOUR SKILLS/INTERESTS Email Alison Pack, Program Administrator (apack[at]jhmi.edu) to set up a 15-minute meeting to determine if there could be a good fit. The following information should be included in this initial email: Times that you are available...

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