Global Events

Here you will find the latest news items relating to the Center for Global Engagement.

"Bending the Arc" Documentary Screening

People wait on the shore as a small boat pulls up.Join us for a screening of "Bending the Arc," a documentary about a team of young people — Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Ophelia Dahl — whose charitable medical work 30 years ago ignited a global health movement.

UMB faculty and staff will share a few memories in honor of Paul Farmer, who recently passed away.

The event is sponsored by Ciheb and CVD at the School of Medicine; the UMB Graduate School; Office of Global Health at the School of Nursing; the Physician Assistant Leadership Program; the School of Pharmacy; and the School of Social Work.


International Telehealth Roundtable

Stethoscope lays on top of a mapJoin us April 7-8, 2022 for an international telehealth roundtable discussion for legal, regulatory, and clinical experts on the latest trends and innovation in international telehealth.

The virtual event will follow a roundtable format, focusing on the following topics: opportunities and challenges improving access to care through telemedicine; comparative telehealth models from around the world; issues facing U.S. providers serving international patients; and innovative ideas in telehealth.

The event is sponsored by the Law & Health Care Program at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, the Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, and the UMB Center for Global Engagement.

Recent CGE Events

In the fall of 2020, the Center for Global Engagement is hosting a Global Perspective Series on “Human Rights at Home.” This series brings together experts to discuss why the U.S. has taken a divergent route on human rights and how embracing the international human rights system could make a critical impact in addressing system racism and differential access to education and health care.


Racial Injustice in the U.S. from a Human Rights Perspective

Experiences of Black UMB Students, Scholars, and Alumni

Zoom screen shots of four individuals speaking from their homes

Health as a Human Right in the United States: What COVID-19 Has Exposed