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, Peru, in Colombia rotations are located at the Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota in Colombia.  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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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...



Yale Medical Students will appreciate working with traditional Native American healers in a remote, beautiful landscape, addressing health needs created by poverty and injustice.



Recognizing that in a city of great medical resources, many people still went without care due to lack of insurance, the founders opened the free clinic to care specifically for this...

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



This is an opportunity for students to gain clinical experience and help serve an underserved population in an urban medical site where students will also help teach and supervise students...

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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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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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Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia is a medical school associated with a number of hospitals in Lima Peru.  Students can choose among many specialties or disciplines for their clinical...



For students interested in learning more about rural health in the United States, this rotation will provide students with exposure to family medicine by working with Dr. Michelle Val at...