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International Rotations

DOCARE International
DOCARE International is a medical outreach organization dedicated to providing health care to people in remote areas in the western hemisphere countries. Health professionals of all types are members, including students and lay people with special skills. Information about upcoming missions is provided along with photographs of recent missions. An osteopathic physician founded DOCARE International in 1961.

Midwestern University DOCARE Guatemala Medical Mission
Feb/March 2011

Midwestern University DOCARE Guatemala Medical Mission
Feb/March 2009

Midwestern University DOCARE Guatemala Medical Mission
Feb/March 2008

Health Training

This web site provides information on postgraduate training and education in the field of international health. Utilize the extensive database by selecting topics, institutions, and countries. Produced by Medicus Mundi Switzerland.

International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA)

The mission of IFMSA is to offer future physicians a comprehensive introduction to global health issues. It is an independent, nongovernmental and nonpolitical federation of medical students' associations throughout the world. Utilize the extensive database by searching topics such as research/professional exchanges, projects, members and grants. Established in the Netherlands as a charity organization.


Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) offers elective experiences in Cuba for students in the health sciences working towards academic degrees in the United States and Canada.

Preparing for an International Experience: Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC)

Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC) provides an informative guidebook for International Rotation students. These pages include preparation schedule, curriculum, language, safety and travel information.

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