International Medicine * Elective Course Description

Course Name: International Medicine
Course Number: FC-405 
Elective Type: B1 

Colleen Burnham (

Department: 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 year clerkships
* Offered to UMass Students Only 

Elective Description: To expose students to the health problems and health systems of developing and developed countries and to have them participate in providing care to indigenous populations. Using contacts from students, faculty, alumnae and outside organizations; 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 can be found on the UMMS OUME International Medical Education website: 

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