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Credits/Time Requirements: 4.0 Credits/3-4 weeks (Summer at the start of 2nd Year)
Students will attend an accredited foreign language school in a foreign country where the language is spoken.
Participation is 60 hours of language instruction: 15 hours of language class per week for 4 weeks, or 20 hours/wk for 3 weeks. Participation in a volunteer Family Medicine clinical activity for 2 half-days per week is encouraged.
Completion of all three of the Successful International Experiences Sessions (see below) is required. In-country and UCD course forms must be completed a minimum of 60 days prior to the start of the elective.
All details including the FM International Electives Form , course registration, course specific goals and objectives, and travel and accommodation arrangements for the elective must be finalized and confirmed a minimum of 30 days prior to the start of the elective.
Other Required Forms: Training Hours Report
A passport valid for at least 6 months beyond your travel date is required for travel outside of the United States - check your passport now!