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ENLACE Global Health Elective: Latin America

Global_Health1.jpgLa Concepcion, Nicaragua is a 4-week international global health experience designed to immerse you in a developing country to gain a more direct understanding of the language as well as the systematic, policy and experiential differences between health care in the US and other countries.

You think critically about global health challenges and practices while honing your Spanish language skills and working side by side with host country health care providers. Clinical work occurs at community-based health care facilities, non-governmental public health organizations and health promoter organizations. Formal Spanish instruction occurs at a local language school. Due to the individualized nature of the instruction, students at any level of Spanish language knowledge are able to participate in this program.

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Clinica Medica Fundacion ENLACE, Taulabe Honduras

Cost 

Estimated cost: $3,000. This covers all program expenses including room & board, in-country transportation, language school tuition, tips and airfare estimated at $700. Cost could increase if airfare exceeds $700 and/or if there are less than 6 participants.

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Family Medicine Program. Hospital San Juan de Dios. San Jose, Costa Rica

Other countries available in Latino America under Residency Director's approval for Medical Experience includes:

Clinica Fundacion ENLACE Taulabe, Honduras; Hospital San Juan de Dios, Costa Rican Family Medicine Residency Program. San Jose Costa Rica; Rio de Janeiro State University Family Medicine Program, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.          (Cost Varies) 

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Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro Brasil

          

For more information on program eligibility contact:

Ruben Hernan Hernandez Mondragon, MD at iufammed@iupui.edu

1520 N. Senate Avenue | Indianapolis, IN 46202 | Ph: (317) 962-0857 | email: iumfamres@iuhealth.org