||Facultad Ciencias Medicas-Sancti Spiritus
||Sancti Spiritus, Cuba
||July 6, 2000-Aug 24, 2000
of site institution (3-4 words):
a language requirement? If so, state language:
public/community health research
- Please describe your activities while abroad (eg, seeing
patients, clinical research, public health project, etc.):
I worked in a family medicine clinic doing consults, history
and physical exams, and nurse visits. I rotated in different
services in the hospital: Emergency Department, Cardiology,
- Please describe the range of activities available,
in addition to yours:
Any rotation available in hospital and clinics
- Would you recommend this institution to other Penn
medical students? Why?
Yes! Cuba has an incredible medical education system. You
will learn a lot of medicine.
- What did you not like?
- Is there an application process for this institution?
How does one arrange a visit? Are there important dates
to know about?
The medical school is in session between September and June
so you will get the most out of doing a rotation during
this time, especially if you want to work with other students.
- What costs were associated with the trip, other than
transportation. Please include institutional fees, housing
costs, food, etc.:
$250/ week for housing, food, transportation and tuition
- Did you receive funding for this trip? If so, from
whom and for how much? Please provide important information,
such as contacts, application procedure, and due dates:
$1500 educational fellowship
- Would you agree to be contacted by other students interested
in this site? If so, please give your name and contact information:
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