International Medicine * Elective Course Description

Course Name International Community Service (non-Clinical)
Course Number FC-427
Elective Type
Coordinator Colleen Burnham 
International Medical Education

Office of Undergraduate Medical Education
Department Elective Advisor home department
Sites Available Worldwide | non-Domestic
Elective Advisor must be a member of the UMass Faculty
Months Offered E1 - M10
Number of Students / Month Variable
Prerequisites Completion of Core Clinical Experiences year (CCE | MS3) * Offered to UMass Students Only
Enrollment Process: Submit required documents to coordinator
Elective Description: To provide opportunites for students to participate in non-clinical global service projects, particularly in developing countries. Visit the UMMS Office of Global Health (OGH) website for information about electives for which there is a current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). of note: non-Clinical international electives currently require the UMMS OUME Global Health Experience Notice (GHEN) when the MOU is unavailable.
Note: * Offered to UMass Students only
Location: Countries worldwide  (non-Domestic)
Website: Additional information can be found on the UMMS OUME International Medical Education website: Contact the UMMS OUME International Medical Education Program via  

updated 4.12.2016cjb


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