USC ELECTIVES — COLUMBIA
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
Global Health and Primary Care (M-IV)
Faculty: Jeff Hall M.D. - Course Director
Location: Family Medicine Center (2 weeks), Honduras (2 weeks)
Prerequisite: Prior arrangement with instructor made by student
Duration: 4 weeks - Fourth Year Students only
Course Offered: February 3 – 28, 2014
Number of Students: up to 6
Students Report To: Course Director
Contact: Daniel Weinberg, Student Coordinator, Family Medicine Center, 3209 Colonial Drive Columbia, SC 29203. (803) 434-6152; or email@example.com
This course offers a brief, intensive exposure to Global health, It is intended both for students considering a career working in this area and also for those who plan to spend the majority of their career in the United states but who want to learn more about providing clinical care in developing nations.
The first two weeks of the elective will be spent in the United States with significant didactic requirements including readings, small group discussions, and required presentations. The latter two weeks will involve a project with the organization Shoulder to shoulder. From their materials:
Cost: The cost for the experience is $1100, plus airfare (usually $500-$800). This includes all in country food, lodging and transportation. The brigade fee is tax deductible.
Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services
Students should contact the Office of Admissions & Enrollment Services at (803) 216-3625 for enrollment or information. All emails should be sent to Registrar@uscmed.sc.edu