Global Health Journal Club

The global health journal club is a forum for Faculty of Medicine learners to review global health literature and engage in discussion. The journal club also serves as a component of the Global Health & Social Accountability Concentration (GHSC) where participants receive credit for attending and/or presenting at journal club sessions.

All learners are welcome!

If you are interested in attending or presenting at a global health journal club session, please email the coordinator at


Schedule Monthly/noon hour
Duration of event

50 minutes

  • 10-minute presentation (2)
  • 15-minute discussion (2)
Number of papers presented 2

2-4 learners

(Individual presentation or 2 people co-presenting)

Discussion moderator Director (Global Health Program), or designate

In addition to the traditional journal club format, some sessions may be held as workshops to improve skills in the following area:

  • Presenting academic work
  • Writing discussion questions
  • Leading a discussion


Timing and Schedule

Sessions are normally held the first Wednesday of the month from 12:30pm to 1:20pm (50-minute sessions).


Schedule for the 2021-2022 academic year:

Date Presenter(s) Topic
October 6, 2021 Katherine Muldoon, PhD, Senior Clinical Research Associate, OHRI Workshop: How to give a good journal club presentation
November 3, 2021 Cancelled  
December 1, 2021 Cancelled  
January 12, 2022 Student Presentations TBD
February 2, 2022 Student Presentations TBD
March 2, 2022 TBD TBD
April 6, 2022 TBD TBD
May 4, 2022 TBD TBD

NOTE: Sessions will be held virtually (Zoom).



Journal club participants that attend and/or present at sessions will receive credit toward the Global Health and Social Accountability Concentration.


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