Experiential Summer Field Course in East Africa Trains Future One Health Leaders

Rx One Health participants in 2019

2019 Rx One Health Field Institute participant shares her experience in this “crash-course” in One Health

Applications for the 2020 Rx One Health Field Institute are now open! This four-week, field-based experiential summer program in East Africa offers career training for recent graduates or students in medical and veterinary school, as well as early-career health, agriculture, environmental sciences, and conservation professionals. 

Led by the UC Davis One Health Institute with the UC Davis School of Medicine and a great team of international collaborators, Rx One Health develops participants’ skills for addressing complex challenges using the One Health approach, which recognizes that the health of people, animals, and their environments are inextricably linked. A sampling of the topics explored includes ecosystem dynamics, biodiversity conservation, epidemiology, infectious disease surveillance, food safety, and community and stakeholder engagement.

2019 Rx One Health participant and UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine alumna Amanda Irish '10 shares her experience here.

Rx One Health 2020 application deadline is January 31, 2020