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Addis Ababa University School of Medicine and Black Lion Hospital and Education Center - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Global Health Program

Addis Ababa University School of Medicine and Black Lion Hospital and Education Center – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Blick Lion Hospital- EthiopiaThis elective clerkship will enable fourth-year medical students to gain four to eight weeks clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient  clinical settings at Black Lion Hospital, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The students will live in an apartment/dormitory facilities within walking distance of the hospital.  An additional alternative may be an opportunity to stay with one of the faculty members who will be responsible for transportation both to and from the hospital daily.

examing rooms EthiopiaStudents will have the opportunity to work with attending physicians in a variety of specialties including:

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • and other medical/surgical specialties

The student’s clinical experience will focus on primarily one of the above areas based on the student’s interest and availability of supervised service in that specialty.  Student will be expected to manage a variety of problems.  Specifically the student will learn to integrate the knowledge of clinical disease entities, both medical and surgical.  These disease entities will include but are not limited to; trauma and acute surgical disease, oncology, cardiology/acute coronary disease, pulmonary disease/acute infectious disease entities, acute neurology emergencies, gastrointestinal disorders, endocrinology and renal/urologic disorders.
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Length of Clerkship:  Four weeks with longer rotations possible

For additional details view the Clerkship Description (clerkship/rotation description, housing, transportation, language, insurance, costs, and cultural activities) and the Elective Curriculum (elective description, length, educational objectives, instructional methods, and evaluation):

Clerkship Description

Elective Curriculum

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Last Updated: 6/26/15