Elective rotations for medical students exist at both government hospitals and NGO facilities. There are opportunities for Emergency Med, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Surgery Family Medicine, OBGYN, and ophthalmology among others. Clinical rotations take place in the morning 8-12, followed by 4 hours of intensive Spanish classes. Most elective rotations are one month long.
Volunteers work to directly provide health care services, public health education, disease prevention information, medical health screenings, HIV testing, education and training for local health workers, and hunger relief programs
3,000 - this includes airfare, accommodations, ground transportation, and medical supplies
Internships are available to graduate students as well as professionals in medicine, public health, international development, and related fields.
Medical service trips are held several times throughout the year. Volunteer teams are comprised of clinicians, pharmacists, medical interpreters, students, community health workers, and public health educators.