Satellite events

Student networking reception

On behalf of the UC Global Health Day Student Planning Committee and UC San Diego Students for Global Health, we would like to invite all current and recent UC students to the UC Global Health Day Student Networking Reception. This pre-conference Student Networking Reception is an opportunity for students from all UC campuses to come together, network and meet other conference attendees before the UC Global Health Day conference.

The event will feature a Global Health Career Panel, question & answer session with global health professionals, socializing with fellow students, food and fun!

When: Saturday, April 21 at 4:30-6:30pm
Location: The Forum room (4th floor) at UC San Diego Price Center
Cost: Free for current and recent UC students
Eligibility: Undergrad, grad students and recent UC alumni registered for UC Global Health Day are eligible to attend this event
Registration: RSVP is required, space is limited

More details here! Question? Please contact

UC San Diego Global Health Institute field trip to Tijuana clinics

The UC San Diego Global Health Institute is sponsoring a one day guided bus trip to Tijuana on Saturday, April 21, to visit programs that provide prevention and treatment of HIV, TB, STIs and abscesses to people who use drugs and sex workers. The group will be visiting the following three sites: Health Frontiers in Tijuana, Wound Clinic Tijuana and Prevencasa.

When: Saturday, April 21 at 8am-4pm.
Cost: $10 donation requested to reserve your spot, transportation from UCSD is provided
Eligibility: Participation is open to UC Global Health Day registrants.
Registration: Please reserve your spot by completing the following two forms and submitting your $10.00 donation by April 15, space is limited (25 spots available - first come first serve):

This event is not planned or sponsored by the UC Global Health Day planning committee. If you have any questions please contact Jenni Jain at 415-640-0674 or by email

Climate change, heat stress, occupational health and labor productivity: a major challenge to planetary health

Special seminar

The UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise is sponsoring a special seminar featuring Tord Kjellstrom, PhD (MED), MMENG, a visiting fellow from the Australian National University. Come hear about how climate change threats are affecting working people in various ways and the type of work that is being done to enhance the understanding of these planetary health challenges.

When: Monday, April 23 at 1:00-2:00pm
Where: UC San Diego Medical Education-Telemedicine Building (MET) Room 141
Cost: Free
Eligibility: Open to all participants attending UC Global Health Day
Registration: Please RSVP here

More details here. Please contact Jennifer Vanos at with any questions.