The fund supports students in good standing who have completed their first year of medical school and plan to participate in a summer clinical experience in a global health care setting abroad.
The Glasauer Externship Fund is a three- to six-week clinically based program fund donated by Franz E. Glasauer, MD, and Elizabeth Glasauer.
The fund facilitates overseas experiences for medical students by giving them opportunities to provide direct patient care and participate in research efforts that benefit international health care markets — particularly in developing countries or international medically underserved regions.
Consideration will also be made for students who choose clinical experiences that serve refugee populations in Western New York.
A stipend of $3,750 will be given to up to four students.
All medical students who are in good standing — and who are interested in and plan to care for refugees and/or underserved international communities — are eligible to apply.
Preference will be given to individuals who:
The selected students must:
Students interested in applying for the Global Health Externship should submit the following to the Office of Medical Education:
Submit all materials by March 1.
Awardees will be chosen through a committee meeting decision in the beginning of March, and students will be notified through email in mid-March if they have been selected.
If you have questions about the Glasauer Externship, please contact:
Office of Medical Education Coordinator
Office of Medical Education
40 Biomedical Education Building, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-5135