Exciting Medical Electives!
Sabaneta Hospital is a public hospital rated amongst the very best in Colombia, combining an academic teaching function as well that is fully integrated into the hospital. Sabaneta Hospital is run by the regional government of Antioquia and a lot of emphasis has been placed on installing first class technology in the hospital to achieve its mission statement of first class service. The hospital serves the inhabitants of Medellin, Colombia’s 2nd city.
Our partner hospital contain a multitude of doctors who hold fluency in the English language, enabling us to offer electives in Colombia with only a basic Spanish requirement (equivalent to 2 years study in high school).
Within each speciality, each student will be well supervised. We firmly believe one of the strongest components of our package is the high quality supervision that will be on offer, ensuring your learning needs are always addressed.
To ensure we can meet the varying needs of different Medical Schools, we will forward on to your clinical supervisor individual requirements, prior to your arrival.
• Accident & Emergency
• General Surgery
• Obstetrics & Gynecology
• Clinical Medicine
Who is it for:
You must be currently enrolled in a university medicine degree and have completed at least 3 years of study.
You must speak basic Spanish by the time you start your Elective (equivalent to 2 years of high school study).
The accommodation & all the other benefits!
Your choice of either a private bedroom in a family homestay or a private bedroom in a student residence. All accommodation options are of high quality & are situated in the nicest and safest areas of Medellin.
In addition to a first class medical elective and great accommodation, you will receive 24/7 emergency support on the ground from our local, full-time team. This includes thorough pre-trip information, a welcome package on arrival including mobile phone with key support numbers, airport pick-up, an award-winning city tour, tickets to a top Colombian soccer game, safety orientation & ongoing assistance throughout your stay.
We have a large number of international students at all times in Colombia, and organise regular social & cultural events, thus providing you with an excellent network of friends and contacts from all over the world!
What are you going to get out of it?
A major boost to your resume!
An incredible learning experience – learning from high-calibre healthcare professionals
A cultural immersion – Colombia is one of the most exciting countries in Latin America & the press is buzzing about its future.
An amazing personal experience – new and exciting experiences, the time of your life!
Interested in this; ready to enquire?
Find out more by filling out the form below and clicking send. The Intern Group should then be in touch shortly to help with your enquiry.