Program Overview

The Global and Rural Health Fellowship is an affiliated fellowship with the Department of Global Health.

It is a two-year program based in a structured curriculum containing clinical and research training in global health, clinical training with Native populations in Alaska and South Dakota, education, mentorship, and teaching opportunities. 

Our Fellows

Class Year: 2018

Andrea Gaspar, MD

Andrea Gaspar, MD

Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


Andrew McGuinness, MD

Andrew McGuinness, MD

Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis
Residency: University of Washington


Class Year: 2017

Megan Dunning, MD

Megan Dunning, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University
Residency: Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Megan grew up in Fairfax, Virginia. She became interested in global health and social justice while working with health education programs in rural Guatemala. Megan has worked clinically in Mexico, Ecuador, and Bangladesh and has rotated with the Indian Health Service in New Mexico and Montana. She started her adventure as a first-year fellow driving the Alcan Highway and continues to enjoy the many hiking, camping, and travel opportunities in Alaska.


Laura Romcevich, MD

Medical School: University of Colorado
Residency: Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital


Linnea Smith, MD

Medical School: University of Washington
Residency: University of Minnesota


Class Year: 2016

Ai-Ling Lin, MD

A-Ling Lin, DO

Residency: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center