Global Health


The Global Health Community aims to unify students interested in the health sciences and aspiring pre-health majors. Through participation in this community, students will gain an increased awareness of topics relating to medicine and health-related careers, as well as gain access to global health programming, resources, and support for those wishing to learn more about opportunities in the field of health sciences. This community focuses on spreading awareness of on-campus organizations and programs that gear towards subjects such as medical school, alternative medicine, genetics, health policy, and society’s role in global health.

All students, regardless of major, are invited to participate in this community as we examine the role health plays in national, global, and social issues.

The Global Health LLC is located in Dykstra Hall.

Recent Programs

  • Global Health Welcome Reception- Enjoy refreshments and connect with UCLA Faculty, Medical Professionals, and other Global Health LLC Members.
  • Global Health Retreat- Bond with your Global Health floor mates and enjoy the environment at a beautiful southern California beach!
  • Super CPR: Learn CPR in this free class and be better prepared for emergency situations. You’ll receive a certification from the American Heart Association upon class completion.
  • UC Global Health Day San Diego Trip- Take a trip to UC San Diego with the Global Health LLC and Global Health Coalition to learning about pressing Health issues worldwide from UC faculty and speakers!
  • Love, Labor, Loss: Watch a short documentary and hear from guest faculty members in the field of maternal and infant health! Learn about how people around the world are affected by these issues and what you can do to get involved.
  • Bending the Arc Film Screening- The Global Health LLC is excited to present this viewing of Bending the Arc, a new film exploring global health challenges; come see this 100% on Rotten Tomatoes-rated film! There will be a global health fair beforehand with campus organizations.
  • D5 Karaoke Night- Sing with your friends and favorite Early 2000’s artists at D5 Karaoke Night!

Resident Perspectives

  • “I chose to live this year in the Global Health Theme Community primarily because of the people. The floor has become an incredibly supportive and diverse family.”
  • “Everyone is so supportive of one another and the entire floor feels like one big team and family.”
  • “Living on the Global Health floor has given me and fellow floormates first-hand access to speak with current medical students, network with health school administrators, and discover our role in conquering global health obstacles.”
  • “The difficulty of STEM classes is sometimes discouraging, but by collaborating with my floormates, I’ve become well equipped with the skills and insight needed to succeed in such a challenging field of study.”

Campus Partners

Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America
Center for Health Policy Research
Center for World Health
Fielding School of Public Health
Hammer Museum
School of Nursing

Affiliated Student Organizations

Medical Experience through Service in Healthcare (MESH)
Maternal and Infant Health
Pilipinos for Community Health
Student Wellness Commission
UCLA Global Health Coalition
UCLA Habitat for Humanity
UCLA CPR and First Aid Program


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