INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE REPORT
|| Summer Bioethics and Israel Experience Program (NEIJS)
|| 41/2 weeks starting at the end of June
of site institution (3-4 words):
|| Jewish perspective on health delivery
a language requirement? If so, state language:
other: Bioethics classes
- Please describe your activities while abroad (eg, seeing
patients, clinical research, public health project, etc.):
Most of the program involved traveling (on your own
and with the program) and classroom lessons.
- Please describe the range of activities available,
in addition to yours:
There is another program through the same organization
for observant orthodox Jews.
- Would you recommend this institution to other Penn
medical students? Why?
Yes, the program was a great chance to see the whole
county, meet other American medical students who just finished
their first year, and get a sense of the Israeli health
- What did you not like?
The classes could have explored bioethics in more depth.
- Is there an application process for this institution?
How does one arrange a visit? Are there important dates
to know about?
Email NEIJS for an application. I applied past the deadline
and I was still accepted.
- What costs were associated with the trip, other than
transportation. Please include institutional fees, housing
costs, food, etc.:
I dont remember exact numbers. But roughly:
Food Plan 100
- 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:
Scholarships are available directly from the NEIJS.
Contact Rabbi Cowan directly. A 4,000 scholarship is available
from the organization
- 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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