Office of Global Health

Before You Go

Don’t wait until you arrive at your host country to start the global health experience. Below are some useful sites to help plan and learn before you go.

REQUIRED FORMS

Scholastic Overseas Service (SOS) Program–Travel Insurance »
This form is required for all medical students planning to get credit for your work abroad.

Liability Release Legal Form  »
This form is required for all medical students planning to get credit for your work abroad.

HEALTH RESOURCES

Depending on the travel location, certain immunization might be required. It is strongly encouraged that you contact Student Health Services as soon as possible to discuss health care requirements.

USC Student Health Services »
CDC Travelers' Health and the “Yellow Book" »

RESEARCH REQUIREMENTS

Health Sciences Institutional Review Board (HSIRB)

USC INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES

Office of International Services
International Offices

GENERAL TRAVEL INFORMATION

U.S. Department of State:

World Health Organization: International Travel and Health
CIA World Factbook
International Weather
Google Earth

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