Twenty years ago, only a handful of medical schools provided training on international health, and such training was often limited to work in a third-world village or hospital for a few weeks, wrote UTMB’s Lexi Bambas Nolen, director of the Center to Eliminate Health Disparities. “Today, most medical schools have some kind of global health offering, and many have substantial programs that incorporate supervised field experiences, classes, mentoring programs, research projects and community service, supplemented by active student organizations.”