Medical Students

Medical Students

Learn more about global health while having an enriching cultural experience! Through this course, students will gain clinical experience with infectious and tropical diseases, oncology, pulmonology, OB/GYN, and community health. The Health Exposure Experience course in Belem, Brazil, enables students to observe healthcare practices in eastern Amazon villages, see pathologies uncommon in the United States, and improve their cultural competency.

The primary goal of this course is to introduce students to the health care delivery model in Cuba while experiencing the country’s rich culture. During the first week students will explore the public health and community medicine model by on site observation and the delivery of community health clinics, maternal health, pedriatric and geriatric care. The second week will consist of students rotating through the departments of three main teaching hospitals in Havana. There will be lectures and presentations by Cuban health care officials and clinicians and opportunities for students to closely observe and participate in the care of patients while learning about Cuba’s history and culture.

Spend nearly a week exploring Korea for an enriching cultural and medical experience. Understanding healthcare in Korea is vital dear to their rapildy emerging economy and population. Korea has tropical regions that are heavily impacted by global warming and other wide spread public health issues such as smoking and IV use. This allows Korea to be a unique place to study.

Spend nearly a week exploring Korea for an enriching cultural and medical experience. Understanding healthcare in Korea is vital dear to their rapildy emerging economy and population. Korea has tropical regions that are heavily impacted by global warming and other wide spread public health issues such as smoking and IV use. This allows Korea to be a unique place to study.

Learn more about global health while having an enriching cultural experience! Through this course, students will spend a weekend exploring the culture and sites of historic Istanbul, including the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, and Istanbul University. Then, students will spend a week at Selcuk University in Konya observing at the teaching hospital and attending didactic lectures

Learn more about global health while having an enriching cultural experience! Through this course, students will spend a weekend exploring the culture and sites of historic Istanbul, including the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, and Istanbul University. Then, students will spend a week at Selcuk University in Konya observing at the teaching hospital and attending didactic lectures

Current Poll

Shadowing Experience 90%
Cultural Experience 95%
Education 93.5%
Overall Experience 97.8%