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University of Vermont College of Medicine

Visited Locations (2)

Countries: Bangladesh

Months of Travel: Variable

Year Initiated: 2005

Total Yearly Outreach Participants: 4-5

Matriculants per class: 90-100

Medical School Involvement: M3, M4

Other participating professional schools:


Faculty and staffing:

GH Director at UVM Family Medicine; partner coordinators at NGO site.

Application process:

ICDDRB visiting fellow application and UVM application

Program elements:

In-country experience at leading tropical medicine hospital. Daily ward rounds (MCH, diarrheal disease, HIV). Opportunity for research for longer-term students, residents, fellows or post-docs.

Financial support:

Partial support through Office of Student Affairs, by application

Faculty time allotted:

Admin time for Family Medicine residency faculty

Administrative support:

Dept of Family Medicine administrative support