Clinical Electives in the Americas and the Caribbean

Clinical electives in South America include two programs of clinical rotations in Argentina, one in Corduba and the other at the University of Buenos Aires, a rotation at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and the Hermilio Valdizan Psychiatric Hospital in Peru, and a rotation at Universidad de Los Andes in Columbia.

International Opportunities in the Americas and the Caribbean

IMG: 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 to...

IMG: 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 as the...

IMG: Colombia


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

IMG: Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

In 2013, a pre-clinical site was established in the Dominican Republic at the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo “Intec.” The objective of this week long elective is to teach students about the...

IMG: 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 Kingston....

IMG: Mexico


Yale University has a growing relationship with the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Tec), which began in 2005 and has further expanded through various educational opportunities across the Yale and Tec...

IMG: 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.