Clinical Electives in the Americas and the Caribbean

Clinical electives in the Americas and the Caribbean include clinical rotations in Argentina, one in Cordoba and the other at the University of Buenos Aires.  Clinical rotations in Santiago, Chile are located at the Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile "PUC".   Rotations in Peru are located at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima and the Hermilio Valdizan Psychiatric Hospital in Peru, in Colombia rotations are located at Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota,Colombia.  Rotations in Mexico are located at the Tecnologico de Monterrey "TEC" in Merida or Guadalajara.  Clinical rotations at the University of the West Indies are located on the Mona Campus and in the Dominican Republic rotations are located at the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo "INTEC".     

International Opportunities in the Americas and the Caribbean

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Argentina

Yale medical students will participate in rounds with the medical team, attend outpatient clinics, as well as round on the in-patient service units.  In addition, there may be opportunities...

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Chile

PUC, a private not-for-Profit University in Santiago, Chile, that includes health professional schools in the fields of medicine, nursing, and dentistry. The medical school, which is viewed...

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Colombia

Although recently established, the Universidad de los Andes has quickly established itself as one of the top medical schools in Colombia.

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Dominican Republic

In 2013, a pre-clinical site was established in the Dominican Republic at the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo “Intec"; in 2015 the site became a clinical site as well.

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Jamaica

Our site in Jamaica is for Yale medical students who are interested in global health from a surgical perspective. Students will participate in surgical rounds at the University Hospital in...

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Peru

Ayacucho, Peru, was the birthplace of the Shining Path terrorist group, and nearly 70,000 people were killed by the Shining Path and the Peruvian military during the 1980’s and 1990’s.