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Duration: 4-16 weeks
Prerequisite: Approval from the Associate Dean for Student Affairs required to register.
Restrictions: NOT AVAILABLE TO 4TH YEAR STUDENTS DURING THE LAST 6 WEEKS OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR.
This experience focuses on the management of problems common to Family Medicine outside of the United States. Both inpatient and outpatient clinical experiences are acceptable.
A minimum of 6 half-days per week of clinical activity with a maximum of 4 half-days per week of non-clinical education activities is required.
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.
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!