International Medicine * Elective Course Description

Course Name

International Research (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 Students will have the opportunity to work on research projects that are important to the foreign country. Visit the UMMS Office of Global Health (OGH) website for information about electives for which there is a current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Foreign Project Registration (FPR).
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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