We have residents who participate in educationally rich international electives. Each year, on average, 1-2 residents take advantage of this option. They do most of the leg work setting it up, and this requires advanced planning. Examples include Lesotho, Guatemala, Honduras, Kenya, and Malawi.
The College of Medicine’s Office of Global Health Education is an excellent resource for advice in identifying possible sites for international electives. The directors have established relationships in many areas of the world which can help in securing these international opportunities.
Our Chairman, Dr. Grever, and the Department of Internal Medicine has committed funds for Travel Scholarships for at least 3 residents to attend International Electives each year.
Be sure to check here to see were some of our Internal Medicine/Pediatrics residents have traveled for electives!