Online Program

What it takes to be a Successful Global Health Professional

Saturday, October 31, 2015 : 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Sharon Rudy, PHD, Public Health Institute, Washington, DC
This presentation will provide participants with the perspective of what working in an international setting entails. It will review what skills are necessary to thrive in sometimes challenging environments. It will highlight firsthand experiences and refelctions of on the grond experience abroad.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Identify the professional skills needed for working in an international setting.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have spent the last 25 years working in Global Health. This included two stints at two academic institutions, living and working overseas, program design, implementation and evaluation. I have been in leadership positions of global health projects for the past 15 years. Specifically, I have led USAID's efforts to develop the next generation of global health professionals. This role provided me with both a grounded perspective in practical career planning.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.