The program consists of a 4-week course at the Universidad de Iberoamerica (UNIBE) in San Jose, Costa Rica. UNIBE is a private, non-profit university and has degree programs in four major areas: medicine, pharmacy, psychology, and nursing.
Students will participate in a program in medicine and will gain hands-on experience in various healthcare clinics, as well as learn Spanish, including medical Spanish.
Any student interested in a future career in health care/treating patients should consider taking this course. This course will provide students with experiences that can give them a competitive edge over other professional school applicants.
|May 31 - June 28, 2014|
BIOL 4096: Special Topics in Undergraduate Biology: Medicine Clinical Practicum in Costa Rica
|Students must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5, Junior standing or higher, and permission of the instructor. There are no specific course pre-requisites.|
|Students will stay with a Costa Rican host family and UNIBE will provide transportation to and from the residences to the campus.
|Students will be responsible for purchasing their own tickets independently.|
Includes: Lodging, meals, in-country travel, site visits, health insurance.
Not Included: Tuition (Approx. $1100 for each 3 hour course), airfare, spending money
|FACULTY LEADER CONTACT INFO|
|Dr. Anne Gaillard
|March 1, 2014|