Welcome to Global Oncology University
Award-winning Collaborative Education model for Global Health
About Global Oncology University
Global Oncology University (GO-U) provides access from any country to the same world class education and training available at the worlds best Universities and Medical Schools. GO-U empowers crucial global workforce, building on an award-winning collaborative education model with online lectures accessible from any country, and practical/clinical training in local/regional credentialed sites across the globe. GO-U is the premier University that offers both online continuous medical education in oncology disciplines and graduate degree (Masters, PhDs) and clinical MMed residency training in clinical oncology with vision to eliminate global cancer health disparities. Co-mentorship involving oncology health professionals from both high income country (HIC) and Low/Middle income country (LMIC) institutions is also a major aspect of GO-U training with outcomes that include co-authored publications and funding to grow win-win collaborations benefiting both HIC and LMIC institutions. At GO-U we believe global health is local health.
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GO University has received high praise for vision of closing the cancer divide by providing world-class education and training available at the world's best academic institutions to trainees from Low and Middle Income Countries without geographic barriers
The GO-U collaborative education model was recognized at the AAPM conference with the award for excellence in Education Innovation. The innovative collaborative education model allows experienced professors and oncology health professionals and retirees who may only have 30 minutes to 1 hour a week to teach a class accessible to trainees from anywhere in the world. The award was presented following results showing a major improvement in skills level for radiation oncology health professionals in Africa who benefited in the pilot phase of GO-U in 2018
Funded by the University of Pennsylvania Global Education Fund (PI. Stephen Avery), the Global Health Catalyst Summit and workshop in Tanzania was a resounding success with one outcome being increased support for GO-University. The summit/workshop also provided training to medical physicists, radiation oncologists and radiation therapists.
Building on GO-University's 2018-2019 award-winning online learning program and popular demand, GO-University is now offering training and research on artificial intelligence (AI) for global health.
“Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world.”