Hallym University

Hallym University Medical Center (HMUC) started in March 1982 when Hallym University was established. The Medical School is associated with five major hospitals all of which are available to students for electives.

Website: http://eng.hallym.or.kr/

Location: South Korea

Focus Areas: General Internal Medicine, Rural and Community Health and Surgery

MS1 Summer Internship: Students will be provided the opportunity to work in an array of specialties, however Neurology is a large subject matter at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Seoul

MSIV Clinical Elective: Clinical rotations are available in these areas: Medicine and subspecialties; Pediatrics and subspecialties; Family Practice; Anesthesiology; Emergency Medicine; Clinical Neuroscience; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Surgery and Surgical subspecialties; Dermatology and Otorhinolaryngology.

Application Process: IMP will contact the site on behalf of the student. Once IMP has site confirmation, student will need to complete GW Passport online application. All MS IV will have to complete the Hallym University paper application as well.

Estimated Costs: Sacred Heart Hospital can offer free housing for students, subject to availability. Students who choose one of the other four hospitals will have to pay for housing. Students usually stay in guest’s rooms and residents room, but the type of housing is different according to each hospital. Washing machines are usually installed in each guest room, so students do not have to pay a fee for laundry services. Airport transportation is ~$90. Lunch is provided, however other meals may cost about $10-$15 per meal. Public transportation may cost about $1-2 a day. 

Estimated Cost of Roundtrip Airfare: $1250