Grantee: Ventura Family Medicine Residency
Grant Amount: $20,000
Purpose of Grant: Provide travel expenses for residents and attending physicians participating in international rotations under the Global Health Track program of Ventura Family Medicine Residency (VFMR).
Brief Description: VFMR, affiliated with Ventura County Medical Center and UCLA School of Medicine, is a nationally known for a commitment to Global Health. VFMR is initiating a formal Global Health Track curriculum to expose residents to conditions encountered while providing care in underserved areas. It is believed that young doctors who are exposed to volunteering have higher likelihoods and rates of volunteerism throughout their careers. VGHP will pay travel expenses required for the residents and attending physicians to participate in the international rotations.