International Outreach

Department of Psychiatry, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda (Mbarara University of Science & Technology – Succeed We Must) – Since 2015 we have partnered with the Department of Psychiatry of MUST in international training and research.  Psychiatry residents have participated in rotations at the Department of Psychiatry at MUST, experiencing in-patient, outpatient, clinical consultations, and community clinic psychiatric care.  They have been paired with MUST psychiatry residents to collaborate in research.

Guatemala Initiative UVA/GI (UVA – Guatemala Initiative (UVA-GI) | Emergency Medicine ( – The UVA-GI was formed over 10 years ago to promote the development of mutually beneficial and sustainable relationships between UVA and the peoples and communities of Guatemala. We have developed a relationship with the psychology team in Totonicapan Hospital, outside of Xela Guatemala and have an ongoing televideo case conference partnership. The GMHT residents spend time at the Totonicapan Hospital outside Xela working with clinical psychologists and hospital staff. The goal of this global health elective is to help expand mental health capacity in Central Guatemala.