If you wish to learn more about healthcare in a developing country, gain more shadowing and volunteer experiences, or simply hope to help those without accessible healthcare, then this medical internship is for you! We are looking for motivated individuals with a desire to help others receive the healthcare services they deserve. Students will shadow physicians (or other healthcare professionals) and sometimes directly interact with Nepalese patients under supervision. They will keep a notebook to write down thoughts and lessons they learned each day, and will be required to submit a final report reflecting on the internship on the last day. This is a great opportunity to learn about the hospital dynamics in Nepal and gain a global perspective on healthcare!
You will be picked up by our representative and driven to the hotel from the sole international airport in Kathmandu. The first week will be spent adjusting to the new culture as well as adapting to the new work environment.
Emergency Departments are hospital units where you can seek urgent medical care and treatment. Most major public hospital EDs are open 24 hours a day and have highly trained physicians and other healthcare professionals on-site to deal with emergencies. This week, students will:
Student will have an opportunity to shadow physicians inside the operating rooms. Here, the student may:
Interns will have the opportunity to choose any one of the following departments to shadow for the remaining week:
Activities will differ by department, and students will follow the directions of the head coordinator.
Throughout the internship, students will be required to keep a notebook to detail what they have learned each day. On the last day, students will then reflect on what they have learned, what the experience has meant to them, and write a short report to turn into the project coordinators.
Every Sunday All Year Round
Able to Learn different medical cases and explore the horizon
Minimum 2 to maximum 8
Summer Limited Fall Available
5 hours daily, 5 days a week
KATHMANDU, POKHARA, BHAKTAPUR, LALITPUR
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