NextGenU.org is your portal to the world’s first free, accredited, higher education

Starting with a focus in the health sciences, NextGenU.org now brings over 5 years of uniquely offering courses for credit for free, registrants in over 150 countries, a $16 million endowment, and funders and partners including CDC, Harvard, NATO, Stanford, and WHO.  This free model has been tested in North American medical and public health students, and in community health workers and primary care physicians in Kenya, with as much knowledge gain and greater student satisfaction than with traditional courses, positive effects on complex health worker behaviors (like counselling) and attitudes (like stigma), and the creation of a global community of learning and practice. NextGenU.org is ready to offer our ultimate goal, the world's first free degrees: MDs, Masters' in Public Health, and residencies (in Pediatrics and in Preventive and Family Medicine).  Courses are competency-based currently ranging from undergraduate and community health worker training, through Graduate and Continuing Medical Education, and include a global peer community of practice, and local skills-oriented mentorships. Please come learn more about us or have a look at our available courses.
NextGenU.org Founding Collaborators & Funders
- Africa Mental Health Foundation - Frank Foundation for International Health - Physicians for Social Responsibility
- American Association of Public Health Physicians - Fundacion Santa Fe Bogota - Public Health Foundation of India
- American College of Preventive Medicine - Grand Challenges Canada - Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
- American College of Sports Medicine - Health Care Without Harm - Stanford/Digital MEdIC
- American Medical Student Association - ILLAHIE Foundation - U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Annenberg Physician Training Program - Institute for Lifestyle Medicine at Harvard - Universidad de los Andes
- Association of Prevention Teaching and Research - International Federation of Medical Student Associations - University of the Incarnate Word
- Canada Research Chairs Program - International Federation of Obstetricians & Gynecologists - Universidad San Francisco de Quito
- Canadian International Development Agency - International Primary Care Respiratory Group - World Medical Association
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S - International Society of Doctors for the Environment - World Health Organization
- College of Surgeons of East/Central/Southern Africa - Latin American Pediatric Association
- David Suzuki Foundation - Margaret Kendrick Blodgett Foundation
- Emory University Center for Injury Control - Medical Women’s International Association
- European Lifestyle Medicine Organization - NATO Science for Peace
  Please take one of our available courses, or learn more about our upcoming courses or learn about us.
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