International Medicine * Elective Course Description

Course Name

International Community Service (non-Clinical)

Course Number


Elective Type


Colleen Burnham 
International Medical Education

Office of Undergraduate Medical Education


Elective Advisor home department

Sites Available

Worldwide | non-Domestic
Elective Advisor must be a member of the UMass Faculty

Months Offered

E1, M1 - M10

Number of Students / Month



Completion of Core Clinical Experiences year (CCE | MS3)

* Offered to UMass Students Only

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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