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Duration: 4-8 weeks
Prerequisite: Prior approval of the Course Director and 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.
Students will attend an accredited foreign language school in a foreign country where the language is spoken.
Participation is 20 hours of language class per week AND concurrently either a medical language course for 5 hours/week or a volunteer family medicine or general practice clinical activity 2 half-days/week.
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!