International Non-Clinical Summer Experience

Required Scholarly Concentration Activities - MS I & MS II

  • Students will be required to attend all Global Health Scholarly Concentration (GHSC) lecture series during 1st & 2nd years (one absence allowed per academic year)
  • All Global Health Scholarly Concentration students are required to participate in an eight week Non-Clinical Experience in the summer following first year.
    • Students must submit a project proposal including scope of work, a timeline, objectives/goals, and the organization/on-site mentor with which the student will be working, including contact information. Project must be approved by the GHSC Director prior to the student departure from the U.S.
    • Project to be completed abroad for a period of eight weeks during the summer between first and second years
    • These are the affiliated sites that have accepted MS1 students in the past. Read their full descriptions and contact IMP for more details. Students also have the option to plan their own internship through non-affiliate schools and organizations.

World Wide
Child Family Health International

University of Ghana Medical School – Accra, Ghana
Nyumbani, Children of God Relief Institute (COGRI) – Nairobi, Kenya
OmniMed – Mukono District, Uganda

Asia and the South Pacific
Christian Hospital Mungeli – Mungeli,Chhattisgarh, India
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (MGMCH) – Jaipur, India
Nippon Medical School – Tokyo, Japan
Hallym University – Seoul, South Korea
University of Kelaniya – Ragama, Sri Lanka
Khon Kaen University – Khon Kaen, Thailand

University of San Pablo – Madrid, Spain

Latin America and the Caribbean
Sabin Vaccine Institute – Minas Gerais, Brazil
Universidad Latina de Costa Rica – San Jose, Costa Rica
Universidad San Francisco de Quito – Quito, Ecuador
Francisco Marroquin University – Guatemala City, Guatemala
Portland Rehabilitation Management – Portland Parish, Port Antonio, Jamaica
Project Medishare – Thomonde, Haiti
NAMRU-6 (Naval Medical Research Unit-6) – Lima, Peru
College of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Lucia – Rodney Bay, St. Lucia

The Middle East
Alexandria University School of Medicine – Alexandria, Egypt
Jordan Hospital – Amman, Jordan
American University of Beirut (AUB) – Beirut, Lebanon
TRAD Hospital – Beirut, Lebanon
University of Balamand – Beirut, Lebanon

  • After project completion, students are required to submit a four to six page paper to include the student's project scope, the role of the student played in the project, unexpected outcomes, and reflections on the experience

Review the Admissions page for more information.