|Program Sponsor:||International Internships LLC|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|February||2019||10/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|March||2019||11/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|April||2019||12/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Clinical Rotation in India
This program gives students a chance to learn about health care problems faced by the urban poor. Students work one on one with local doctors in local hospitals and small community clinics. This program offers great learning opportunities for pre-meds, medical students, public health students and nursing students who are interested in International health. This program can be combined with Rural Health Program.
Please note that there are multiple start dates each month. After acceptance, we will determine the best start dates work best for you.
• Vegetarian Meals (3 per day)
• 24/7 On-site Supervision
• On-site Orientation
• Mobile Phone (minutes not included)
• ISIC Card (for those currently enrolled in university)
• Visa Assistance
• Evacuation Insurance
• Basic Health Insurance
• Additional week: $750
• Airfare to/from India
• Local transportation fees
• Visa Fees (mandatory for U.S. Citizens): $76
• Academic Credit (optional): $650
Please note that the dates for programs in India may vary slightly from those dates posted for other programs. These programs run year round, but start dates can be subject to change. Please contact us for specific dates.
Students can rotate through a variety of hospital and clinic settings. There are also day trips to additional sites to gives students a comprehensive view of the health care system in India. Sample sites for a 4-week rotation:
- Municipal Hospital: Here students can rotate through the various departments, work with doctors in outpatient clinics and see inpatient facilities through the hospital and ward rounds. Here they can also spend time at the ICCU, the neonatal ICCU, and hospital wards.
- Dialysis center: Spend time at the local dialysis center to learn about procedures, treatments, complications and other issues related to the chronic renal failure.
- Aids/HIV: A day is spent at the local AIDS center to study medical treatment and rehabilitation of HIV positive patients.
- Charitable Hospital: Work in an outpatient clinic, dental clinic, sonography and pathology department and ophthalmic clinic.
- Health Outreach Post: Work in the outpatient clinic, TB department, and with a pediatrician.
- Eye Hospitals to see cataract surgeries.
- This Program is Open to All Levels of Pre-medical, Medical, Nursing Students, Doctors, Residents and Allied Health Professionals
- Relevant Academic Background and/or Work
- Experience in Desired Field
No prior experience or other training required. Participants must be over 18 years of age easygoing and flexible. They must be committed to working with under-served communities and be able to live in rural areas. Volunteers must be open-minded, willing to take initiative to contribute and learn from their environment and be respectful of their surroundings.
The students should be able to adjust to inconveniences caused due to disturbances in power supply and water supply in the remote areas. Students need to respect the local traditions and norms of the community they stay with and be careful not to disturb others in any manner.