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|Course Name:||Indian Health Service|
UMass Faculty Member (Sponsor)
|Department:||Individual UMass Department Based Sponsored|
Various Indian Reservations
University Campus - Advisor must be a UMMS Faculty member
|Months Offered:||E1, M1-M10 (No E2)|
|Number of Students / Month:||Varies|
|Prerequisites:||Completion of 3rd year clerkships
* Offered to UMass Students Only
|Elective Description: To expose the student to practice with the I.H.S. These rotations solidify clinical skills and present a model of care much different from "high-tech" tertiary care.
Various sites in the Southwest, Northwest, and Alaska to choose from. Students typically have a greater degree of independence in providing patient care, doing minor procedures, etc. These are multidisciplinary experience in primary care, usually associated with a community hospital based in-patient experience. Housing usually provided also and in rare instances, transportation.
|Note: * Offered to UMass Students Only|
|Location: Various Indian Reservations|
|Website: Additional information on the UMMS OUME International Medical Education website: http://www.umassmed.edu/oume/International-Medical-Education/