Family Medicine Residency Program

UPMC Family Medicine Faculty Development for Global Health Focus

UPMC Family Medicine Faculty Development for Global Health Fellowship seeks to prepare physicians for global leadership in Family Medicine Education by building on established training in Family Medicine scholarship and education through international medicine, public health, cultural competence and health care leadership training in international contexts. Graduates will be prepared to contribute to Family Medicine residency training and medical school departments in the US and globally.

Fellows will complete the University of Pittsburgh Department of Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship including:

  • Faculty development seminar curricula
  • Family Medicine outpatient clinical care
  • Outpatient resident precepting
  • Inpatient teaching on Family Health Center service
  • Mentored scholarly project focused toward Global health
  • Presentation at STFM Annual Conference


Global Health Fellows will focus assignments and electives to include:

  • Teaching and leadership in monthly integrated global health seminar series
  • INMED Professional Diploma in International Medicine & Public Health
  • Four weeks international elective time per year
  • Attendance at AAFP Global Health Workshop


Two Year fellows may elect to complete a Masters in:

  • Public Health,
  • Medical Education
  • Clinical Research


Additional elective opportunities are available in:

  • Obstetric Education
  • Tropical Medicine
  • HIV Medicine

See more information on our brochure!


Dr. Gretchen Shelesky, MD, MS
Director Faculty Development Fellowship

Paul R. Larson, MD, MS, DTMH
Director, Global Health Education