Michael Westerhaus
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • United States

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Please describe your role(s) in healthcare or public health. (Note: if you're a patient or aren't directly involved in healthcare or public health, visit Upstreamists.org)
Practicing Clinician (at least 25% patient care), Health Care Executive/Administrator, Community-Based Organization Leader/Staff, Academic Faculty/Researcher
Please list the name(s) of the health care institution(s) (e.g. hospital, clinic, university, group) with which you are affiliated
SocMed; Center for International Health (HealthPartners); University of Minnesota Global Health Pathway
Which social conditions or needs are you most interested in? (pick top three)
Global Health, Refugee/Asylum/Torture Issues, Barriers to Political and Civic Participation/ Human Rights

Michael Westerhaus's Blog

Social Medicine Course - Applications Due July 31st.

Posted on July 26, 2016 at 9:22am 0 Comments

"I cannot recommend this course highly enough if you are passionate about making a change and learning about social justice and health care. If you already have plans - cancel them and do this instead."
Katie Martin, Resident Physician, University of Washington, USA
"One of the Courses that Changed my View about Health."

Irakoze Magnifique, Resident…

Social Medicine Course in Northern Uganda

Posted on June 24, 2016 at 9:18pm 0 Comments

Course Announcement

On behalf of SocMed, we are pleased to invite health professional students to apply for the seventh annual course Beyond the Biologic Basis of Disease: The Social and Economic Causation of Illness, a social medicine immersion experience offered on-site at Lacor Hospital in Gulu, Uganda from January 3rd – 27th, 2017. Beyond the Biologic Basis of…


Reimagining Social Medicine Conference - April 2016

Posted on March 22, 2016 at 6:29am 0 Comments

We would like to invite you to participate in the highly-anticipated upcoming conference, “Reimagining Social Medicine: Transformative Education and Social Action for Health Equity,” that will take place April 30th, 2016 on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota.  The conference will provide a forum for engaged, global conversation on understanding and responding to the social determinants of health, which heavily shape societal health outcomes throughout the world.  Social…


Reminder - SocMed Uganda 2014 Course Applications Due Soon

Posted on June 19, 2014 at 6:43am 0 Comments

Greetings all,

A reminder that our application deadline is quickly approaching at the end of June.  We welcome applications from all interested health professional students.


Michael Westerhaus, SocMed


On behalf of SocMed, we are please to invite health professional students to apply for the fifth annual course Beyond the Biologic Basis of Disease: The Social and Economic…


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