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Site Placement Opportunities

This section contains a selection of international partners with ties to Vanderbilt University. Opportunities exist for individuals at all levels of training including undergraduate, graduate, residents, trainees, and faculty. Listings include—but are not limited to—international service opportunities, research projects in global health, international medical education programs, and funding opportunities.

Discuss your plans with Elizabeth Rose before contacting individuals affiliated with these organizations. Students are also encouraged to research additional avenues for opportunities abroad.


Vanderbilt’s Global Activities Database

The Global Activities Database (VUnetID login required), sponsored by the Vanderbilt International Office, provides information on the global activities of Vanderbilt’s schools and colleges and is searchable by region and country, Vanderbilt school/college, faculty/staff name, international partner, and activity type. Among the types of activities listed in the database are research collaborations, study abroad programs, international courses, and institutional agreements with overseas partners.


VIGH’s Global Health Opportunities Database

The Global Health Opportunities Database provides a central location for select research, educational, and service opportunities in global health.


Other resources for global health opportunities


Common VIGH Site Locations

US Locations:

Atlanta – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Minnesota – Minnesota Department of Health – Refugee Health
Nashville Metro Public Health Department
• Nashville – Silaom Family Health Center
• Nashville Tennessee Department of Health
• New York – Concern USA

International Locations: