Clinical Electives in Africa

Electives in African include a clinical rotation focusing on tuberculosis at Tugela Ferry, South Africa, a collaboration between Yale and Makerere University at Mulago Hospital in Uganda, and a surgical clerkship with Dr. Michael O'Brien in rural Zambia.

International Opportunities in Africa

IMG: South Africa

South Africa

Although TB is the leading cause of death among HIV-infected patients in South Africa, care of the two diseases has been separate, leading to fragmented patient care and suboptimal patient outcomes....

IMG: Uganda

Uganda

An affiliation between Yale and Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, was established to place Yale attendings and residents at Mulago Hospital throughout the year, funded through the Yale...

IMG: Zambia

Zambia

Dr. Michael O’Brien, Department of Surgery, makes an annual two-week trip to the village of Mwandi, on the Zambezi River in southwest Zambia, volunteering in the local Mwandi Hospital, a 50-bed rural...