2020 CUGH Conference  I  April 18 - 20, 2020  I  Satellite Sessions  April 17, 2020  |  Washington Hilton Hotel  I  Washington, DC​​


Special Events

welcome reception

CUGH Launch of The Lancet Series on Canada
Join us to celebrate the publication of The Lancet's first-ever Series on Canada, which examines the country's health system and global health role, and to discuss and debate Canada's leadership on health at home and abroad. Lancet editors and Canada Series authors will be preent to discuss their analyses of the legacy, uniqueness, challenges, opportunities, and future for Canada's global leadership on health and health care. (Jocalyn Clark)

How to Tell Your Global Health Story (So People Hear It)
Immediately following this year's CUGH conference closing on Sunday, March 18, 2018, the Pulitzer Center and Global Health NOW from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will lead a workshop on tips and tools for engaging the news media. Alongside global health journalists and communications specialists, participants will learn the skills needed to pitch a story, translate to a lay audience, and make both traditional and nontraditional media work for you. The free workshop is open to the public, but registration is requested. Click Here to Register

video AWARDS
awards ceremony
film festival
CUGH Activities Posters
ePosters Innaugural
Nursing Reception
VR Law Interest Group
CUGH Mbsp Comm Meet/Greet
Alex Kendall, David Gold (Luncheon?)
Lancet Pathology Launch on March 15
Lancet Canada Papers on March 16
GH Strategies? during lunch on March 16
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health wishes to acknowledge the accomplishments and commitment of outstanding individuals who contribute to the advancement of global health worldwide. CUGH has three awards that will be presented at its annual Global Health Conference. 

Click here  for more information about the Leadership Awards.
The Velji Family Foundation annually celebreates global health education, research and servie by honoring individuals and projects that demonstrate committed, creative approaches to serving underservped populations.  Nominations can be made in four categories. Awardees are recognized at the annual conference and each receive a plaque and and a small monetary award to support onging global health activities.

here for more information about the Velji Awards
Reflection is a powerful tool in global health education and practice. All current undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate trainees as well as GH practitioners are invited to submit essays to reflect upon the meaning and lessons learned from global health experiences. These may be in a research, educational, clinical, or service capacity. The impacts of these experiences on professional development and personal growth are revealed in new partnerships, insights into cross-cultural or ethical issues and ideas for change.  

Click here for more information about the Reflection Global Health Essay Contest

CUGH's 5th Annual Video Competition in partnership wtih the Pulitzer Center will showcase important global health health issues and innovations. Winners will be highlighted at the 9th Annual CUGH Conference March 16 - 18, 2018 in New York, NY.

2 Submission Categories:
  • Global Health Advocacy - Outlines a compelling global health challenge
  • Innovations in Global Health - Showfcases a high impact innovation in global health

Click here for more information about the Video Competition
CUGH, NPR's Goats and Soda Blog, and Global Health NOW (GHN) from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health share the goal of raising awareness about health issues around the world. We invite you to nominate an issue you feel deserves urgenet atention, whether you've worked on it firsthand or come across it in your travels. 

Click here for more information about the 2018 Untold Stories of Global Health Competition
The Lancet/CUGH will award eight (8) $500 awards to eight (8) student poster presentations - one for the best of each track. Students who wish to compete must opt in on the abstract submission form to compete.

​Competition is open to abstracts addressing a project or activity conducted by an individual(s) with student status during the project period. The project, program, activity to be presented must be completed by August 31, 2017.

Click here for more information about the Lancet-CUGH Best Student Poster Competition
CUGH is happy to announce that 10 selected abstract presenters traveling from Low Income Countries, and Lower-middle Income Countries to the 9th Annual CUGH Conference. 

The Scholarship Package includes:
  • 1 waived registration for the 2018 CUGH Conference in New York, NY in March 2018.
  • Up to 4 complimentary nights at the 2018 conference site, New York Hilton during the conference period
  • $500 to support the presenter's travel cost

Click here for more information about the LLMIC Scholarships