Thimphu, Bhutan - National Referral Hospital and Royal Institute of Health Sciences
Volunteers needed to improve the education of personnel at both the National Referral Hospital and at the Royal Institute of Health Sciences. At the hospital, volunteers train general medicine physicians, provide sub-specialty training to internists and provide continuing education to staff. At the RIHS, volunteers work with faculty to train health assistants and nursing students. Volunteers must be board certified Internists. Assignments are one month.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope
Volunteers improve the education of local physicians by providing medical lectures and clinical instruction. General internists and the following subspecialist areas are sought: endocrinology, neurology, infectious disease, rheumatology, cardiology, pulmonology and gastroenterology. Volunteers must be board certified internists. Assignments are 2 - 4 weeks.
Bangalore, India - Bangalore Baptist Hospital
Program goals are to provide medical education to internal medicine residents, nursing students, and special health education programs for the local community. Daily schedules include accompanying attending and house staff on rounds, participating in bedside teaching and discussion, and lectures. Primary teaching needs are in neurology, infectious diseases, pulmonary diseases, critical care, hematology, and AIDS education. Volunteers must be board certified or eligible, preferably with several years of experience, and have a current license. Assignments are 2 - 4 weeks.
Lima, Peru - EsSalud Hospital System
Kampala, Uganda - Mulago Hospital
Volunteers provide training for the faculty in the Department of Medicine. Bedside teaching rounds, mentoring trainees on outpatient rounds, lectures for faculty and medical students are aspects of the program. This program offers an ideal opportunity for both generalists and sub-specialists. Volunteers should be board certified or eligible and final year residents recruited if paired with an attending. Assignments are a minimum of 4 weeks.
Mbarara, Uganda - Mbarara University of Science and Technology
Volunteers improve the quality of care offered through the internal medicine department by educating clinician-educators on a variety of topics through rounds, lectures and clinical instruction. Volunteers are assigned to either the Immune Suppression (AIDS) Clinic or the medical wards. Sub-specialties are also needed. Volunteers must be board certified or eligible and final year residents are recruited if paired with an attending. Assignments are for a minimum of 4 weeks.