Online Discussion on current Global Health issues

02 Jul 2020 18:00 08 Dec 2020
Target Group
Medical students of all levels
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

At LMU, a team of students coordinated by Prof. Matthias Siebeck works on the implementation of a global health curriculum. Students from EUGLOH partner universities are welcome to join for informal discussions on various topics of global health.

On Thu 2 July 2020 at 6 PM (CET) there will be a journal-club with Luka Zivkovic about "Antibiotics against dictators? The link between infectious diseases and authoritarianism". Jan Stratil, Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research at LMU, is invited as discussant. For preparation, before the meeting, two papers Luka has chosen should be read: and doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062275 (uploaded in the LMoodle).

Matthias Siebeck is a consultant in general and visceral surgery at the LMU hospital, and a researcher interested in inflammatory bowel disease. As a medical educator, he studied teaching with simulations, and he has implemented several innovations for teaching in medicine. Since 2003, Matthias has conducted faculty development programs abroad. In 2009, Matthias co-founded the Center for International Health at LMU. He is visiting professor at universities in Ethiopia and Bhutan. Since 2018, he has facilitated the course on global health for undergraduate students at LMU.