Global Health Summer Institute

U-M School of Nursing Global Health Summer Institute

"Chronic Conditions in Women’s Health: Through a Global Lens"

May 10-12, 2022

This year's summer institute will explore the intersection of women's health and chronic health conditions through clinical, policy and research tracks in local and global contexts.

By joining the summer institute, you will:

  • Learn about the latest global trends on some of the most pressing chronic conditions such as HIV, mental health, obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular conditions in women's health
  • Expand your perspective through interdisciplinary and intercultural keynotes 
  • Personalize your experience with three program tracks in clinical practice, policy or research 
  • Gain skills in program development, evaluation, and advocacy
  • Share your work/learn about innovative ideas through flash presentations 
  • Network with practitioners, researchers, and professionals across the globe 
  • Earn up to 9.25 CNE credits*
  • Receive a University of Michigan School of Nursing Certificate of Attendance

All sessions will run virtually from 8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT (12:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday with the closing WHO/PAHO panel).

Tickets for the three-day event are:

  • $100 for participants from high-income countries
  • $50 for participants from low- and middle-income countries and students
  • Closing panel on May 12, 2022 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT is open to the public

*University of Michigan Health Nursing Professional Development & Education is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

For the UMSN Global Health Summer Institute, up to 9.25 nursing contact hours can be earned

Event Schedule

Closed captioning will be available for all sessions and all sessions will be recorded for future viewing. Spanish interpretation will be available for keynotes, on break out session per day, and the WHO/PAHO panel.


Time/Date (EDT)

Tuesday, May 10

Wednesday, May 11

Thursday, May 12



HIV & Mental Health

Obesity & Diabetes


Welcome, announcements, & introduction

*Spanish interpretation available

8:15 – 8:30 a.m.




Keynote panel

*Spanish interpretation available

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.





9:30 – 10 a.m.




Breakout sessions

*Spanish interpretation will be available for ONE breakout session per day

10 – 11 a.m.

Multiple breakout sessions focused on:

  1. Clinical care
  2. Policy
  3. Research


11 – 11:15 a.m.




Flash presentations

11:15 a.m. – Noon

Thursday: 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Flash presentations

Flash presentations

World Health Organization/Pan-American Health Organization Collaborating Center Panel

Submit a Flash Presentation Abstract

Do you want to your share your global health work with colleagues from around the world? We have exciting news! The University of Michigan School of Nursing Global Health Summer Institute is now accepting abstracts for Flash Presentations related to Global Health. Global Health topics may include but are not limited to maternal and child health, infectious disease, non-communicable disease, WASH, and nursing education. Please see below for more details:

  • Flash Presentations can be submitted by students, clinicians, researchers, policy-makers, and faculty from all disciplines in either English or Spanish.
  • Each individual can submit up to two Flash Presentations.
  • They will be short, pre-recorded presentations on a global health literature review, research project, innovation, evidence-based clinical practice, teaching modality, or policy issue. The work can still be in progress at the time of presentation.
  • The Flash Presentations will take place on Tuesday, May 10 and Wednesday, May 11 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT. Each presenter will have approximately 5 minutes for their presentation followed by a question and answer period. Presentations will be accepted even if the presenter cannot attend the Q & A session.
  • If you have questions about the abstracts or Flash Presentations, please contact

Please submit your Flash Presentation abstract via this form by March 18, 2022 using the following format guidelines:

  • 1-page, 12-point Times New Roman font with 1-inch margins.
  • Footer of the document must contain your email address. This is the email address at which you will be contacted. Please use the same email address when you register for the event. Note that abstract reviewers will be blinded to your email address.
  • Abstracts are limited to 400 words (title and authors not included in word limit)

2021 Event Information 

The University of Michigan School of Nursing’s 2021 Global Summer Institute took place May 11 through 13 for the first time in a virtual format, drawing attendees from 30 countries.

Focused on the theme of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for All, the 2021 agenda included presentations, skills sessions and panel discussions examining the intersection of research, practice and advocacy in sexual and reproductive health in local and global contexts. Over three half days, attendees had the opportunity to learn about innovative practice, research and policy trends while networking with practitioners, researchers and professionals from the U-M School of Nursing and institutions around the globe. Read more about the 2021 Global Summer Institute.

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