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: Ghana


Established in 1962, UGSMD, was the first medical school in Ghana. Students wishing to do an elective in Ghana have the option to do a 4-6 week rotation in one of the following areas:...

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...

IMG: 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...

IMG: 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...