|Course Name: ||Foundations of Global Health |
|Course Number: ||FC-451 |
|Elective Type: ||C |
Nicaragua: UMass Faculty Member (Sponsor)
and External Direct Site Supervisor
University: Olga Valdman, MD Olga.Valdman2@umassmed.edu
Family Medicine & Community Health
|Sites Available: ||UMass 2wks. / Nicaragua 2 wks. |
|Months Offered: |
Didactics: Feb 9, 2015 - Feb 19, 2015 (2-weeks)
Nicaragua Trip: Feb 21, 2015 - Mar 6, 2015 (2 weeks)
|Number of Students / Month: ||4 |
|Prerequisites: ||* Offered to UMass Students Only |
|Elective Description: This course includes all day classes in global health for two weeks here (UMass) and then a two week community health trip to Nicaragua in which students learn about the health care system there. Students may opt to take the 2 week Worcester/UMass portion only.|
Note: If doing 4 weeks: Please notify Olga Valdman, MD immediately to make arrangement for Nicaragua travel.
If doing 2 weeks: Complete the Internal Elective form and send to: Olga Valdman, MD.
* Offered to Umass Students Only
Location: UMass 2wks. and Nicaragua 2 wks.
|Website: Additional information on the International Medical Education website:|