Office of International Health

JCESOM students are required to contact the Office of International Health prior to elective scheduling at an international location to complete activities before, during and after their elective experience. 

Pre-departure requirements 

  • Review online webinar and presentations from the U.S. Department of State Study Abroad Division
  • Register trip with the U.S. Department of State Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, a service of the Bureau of Consular Affairs
  • Check Travel Advisories from the U.S. Department of State
  • Check Center for Disease Control (CDC) resources for the area the student is traveling to
  • Complete the Global Health Rotation packet and submit to the Office of International Health
  • Purchase travel insurance
  • Complete any needed vaccinations
    • Students are directed to the Office of Clinical Health to obtain any needed vaccinations
  • Must have current passport or visa 

During the experience 

  • Students are required to check in to the Office of International Health upon arrival to their elective location
  • Students are given emergency information to contact JCESOM in the event there is an incident during their experience 

After the experience 

  • Students must debrief with the faculty sponsor or Office of International Health
  • Students are required to complete a written reflection of their elective experience and/or discuss presentation options 


  • Global Health Rotation
  • Authorization to Release Information
  • Evaluation 

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