International Medicine * Elective Course Description

Course Name: International Community Service
Course Number: FC-427
Elective Type:
Coordinator(s): Colleen Burnham (

Individual UMass Department Based Sponsored

Sites Available:


University Campus - Sponsor must be a UMass Faculty Member

Months Offered: E1, M1 - M10
Number of Students / Month: varies
Prerequisites: Completion of 3rd Clerkships
* Offered to UMass Students Only
Elective Description: To provide opportunites for students to participate in non-clinical global service projects, particularly in developing countries.  Dr. Valdman will work with you to match a site to your interests and then help you plan and prepare for your rotation.
Note: * Offered to UMass Students only

Location: Countries world-wide, including Central and South America, Africa, India, S.E. Asia and Europe.

Website: Additional information on the UMMS OUME International Medical Education website:


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