ELI has a wide range of very popular programs that can help you gain medical experience in a clinical setting. Some programs are open to pre-medical students with limited experience, while others require an extensive background in the healthcare industry. Here is a list of the countries where clinical medical programs are possible, and the type of participant that each will accept.
Read the guidelines from the Association of American Medical Colleges a valuable overview of ethical issues when interning or volunteering abroad in medical/health related programs.
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|Costa Rica||no||yes||yes||intermediate Spanish|
Aside from these clinical programs, ELI also offers placements in other related fields such as physical therapy, nutrition, and public health education. Non-clinical health placements are available in most countries.
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