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Participating Programs and Funding Organizations

Affiliated Programs:

Internationally Based

  1. Argentina: Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin (affiliated with the University of Buenos Aires)
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD maf2011@med.cornell.edu and Dra Miriam Levi
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only.

  2. Argentina: Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD maf2011@med.cornell.edu and Dr Jose Jauregui jose.jauregui@hospitalitaliano.org.ar
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only.

  3. Argentina: Policlinica Bancaria (associated with the University of Buenos Aires)
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD and Dr Daniel Goldenberg dgolden@intramed.net.ar
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only.

  4. Austria: Max Kade Program
    www.aaf-online.org
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only.

  5. Australia: University of Sydney Medical School
    www.medfac.usyd.edu.au
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only.

  6. Brazil: University of São Paulo
    Contact: Madelon L. Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    http://www.usp.br
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only.

  7. Brazil: Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo
    Contact: Madelon L. Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    http://www.fm.usp.br/
    Opportunities for clinical electives at the University of Sao Paulo, with a particular focus on women's health/gynecology. Opportunities for lab research in genital infections as well.

  8. China: Xiangya School of Medicine in Changsha Hunan.
    Clinical opportunity available for only 4th year students. No language requirement, although Mandarin is a plus.
    Contact: Dr. Yuan Shan Zhu at yuz2022@med.cornell.edu for further information.

  9. France: American Hospital in Paris
    Contact: Madelon L. Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    Clinical elective as well as study of the French health care system for fourth-year students.
    Duration: 4-6 weeks

  10. France: Medical School of Universite Paris-Est Creteil
    Contact: Madelon L. Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    http://www.u-pec.fr/
    Opportunity for clinical electives at this French medical school in Paris. Popular fields of study include Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Urgent Care.
    Requirement: Proficient/Fluent in French

  11. Honduras Primer Hospital Popular Garífuna
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu and Dr Luther Castillo
    The hospital is in rural Honduras on the northeast side of country. Excellent opportunity to be a participant in rural community medicine. Must have Spanish language skills. Minimum 6 weeks (5 weeks at the hospital and 1 week in the city). Housing and food provided! Hospital is on the beach!

  12. Hungary: The Medical University of Pécs
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    The University of Pécs is the first university in Hungary (dating from 1367) and one of the major higher education institutes of the country with 10 faculties, 32 clinics and a winery research facility. Hungarian, English and German programs are used in education. In 1951 the Medical School became a separate, independent institution under the name of the Medical University of Pécs. The City of Pecs, the fifth largest city of Hungary, is located in the south-west of the country, close to its border with Croatia. Six-week clinical electives are available in all sub-specialties for fourth year students.

  13. India: Banaras Hindu University Medical College
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only

  14. India: Christian Medical College
    www.vellorecmc.org Clinical elective for fourth-year students only.

  15. India: Mazumdar-Shaw Cancer Center and Research Institute and Narayana Hrudayalaya Multispecialty Hospital
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD: maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    For information relating to cancer research studies contact: Dr. Andrew Dannenberg at ajdannen@med.cornell.edu
    Clinical elective for fourth-year student only.

  16. India: Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College
    Pune, India
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    Focus: Clinical medicine; possible research opportunities

  17. India: Dr. Christopher Barley Hospital, Orissa
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD: maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    This small hospital in rural, poor Orissa provides an enriching and fascinating experience for those interested in making a difference in people's lives. The facility includes a surgical unit, women's health care center, and pathology lab. The hospital serves over 1,000 patients every month.

  18. India: Muni Seva Ashram Hospital
    Vadodara,Gujarat
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    This multi-specialty hospital provides clinical mentorship for interested students.

  19. Malawi: Mulanje Mission Hospital
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only
    Minimum length of stay 6 weeks
    Opportunity to spend multiple months at site.
    For Further Program Details click here.
    Contact: Director@mmh.mw

  20. Panama: Universidad Latina de Panama
    www.ulat.ac.pa

    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only.

  21. Peru: La Facultad de Medicina, San Marcos Medical School
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    Link: http://medicina.unmsm.edu.pe/
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only.

  22. Peru: Instituto de Medicina Tropical of the San Marcos Medical College
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu
    Opportunity to become involved in ongoing research projects focusing on infectious diseases in Peru.

  23. Thailand: Chulalongkorn University
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu and Dr Unnop Jaisamrarn at dr.unnop@yahoo.com, Unnop.J@Chula.ac.th
    Clinical elective in medicine or surgery for fourth-year students; community health project for first-year students.

  24. Tanzania: Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Collage (KCMC)
    http://www.kcmc.ac.tz/
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu and Estomih Mtui, MD at epmtui@med.cornell.edu
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only; community health studies for first-year students.
    NOTE: The current fees for a Visa are $200 USD. OGHE cannot reimburse students for the cost of a Visa.

  25. Tanzania: Weill Bugando Medical College
    www.touchfoundation.org/
    Clinical elective for fourth-year students only; community health studies for first-year students.
    NOTE: The current fees for a Visa are $200 USD. OGHE cannot reimburse students for the cost of a Visa.

  26. Uganda: Naggalama Hospital, a 100 bed facility located in an underdeveloped, underserved rural area 40km from Kampala.
    An opportunity to take an elective in rural Uganda is now available. The focus is on palliative care. Students will work with the palliative care team in the hospital as well as in the community.
    Contact: Madelon Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu for further information.

  27. Zambia: Focus is on community health and clinical opportunities. Available for 1st and 4th year students.
    Contact: Keith LaScala, MD at kal9006@med.cornell.edu

  28. Multiple: USEU-MEE

  29. Multiple: Dreyfus Health Foundation of the Rogosin Institute
    Contact: Barry Smith, MD, PhD at bas2005@nyp.org
    http://www.rogosin.org/

  30. Africa: The Millennium Village Project
    Contact: Madelon L. Finkel, PhD at maf2011@med.cornell.edu Link: http://www.earth.columbia.edu/sections/view/9
    Community health projects open to first-year students.

  31. Child Family Health International (CFHI)
    www.cfhi.org
    Community health projects open to first-year students.

  32. WHO Internships
    Contact: Dr. Suzanne Hill at hilla@who.Int
    www.who.int
    Internships in a variety of areas open to first-year students.

  33. PAHO Internships (Pan American Health Organization)
    www.PAHO.org
    Internships in a variety of areas open to first-year students.

Domestically Based

  1. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine
    Contact: John Lemery, MD at lemery@med.cornell.edu
    Link: http://www.nypemergency.org/

  2. Northern Navajo Medical Center
    Contact: Anneliese Flynn, MD, Staff Physician, Internal Medicine at anneliese.flynn@ihs.gov

  3. Dreyfus Health Foundation of the Rogosin Institute
    Contact: Barry Smith, MD, PhD at bas2005@nyp.org
    http://www.rogosin.org/

Additional Programs:

  1. Earth Watch Institute
    www.earthwatch.org

  2. Face Aid's Global Health Corps
    http://ghcorps.org/
    The Global Health Corps works to connect young leaders with organizations that promote global health equity on the front lines (internationally and domestically). Funding for a yearlong fellowship is available.

  3. Global Health Council
    www.globalhealth.org
    U.S. based membership organization concerned with global health. Provides information on global health career opportunities, jobs, advocacy and has links to other global health related programs.

  4. International Federation of Medical Students Association
    www.ifmsa-USA.org
    A NGO with branches and 88 countries dedicated to introducing medical students to global health issues.

  5. Oxfam
    www.oxfam.org.uk
    International organization working to ease poverty and hunger world wide.

  6. Unite for Sight's Global Impact Corps
    http://www.uniteforsight.org/volunteer-abroad

As some programs come with full stipends, please see "Additional Funding Opportunities"

 
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