Jordan Hospital -Amman, Jordan - Global Health Program
Jordan Hospital - Amman, Jordan
This elective clerkship will enable fourth-year medical students to gain four to eight
weeks clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at Jordan
Hospital in Amman, Jordan. The students will live in apartment facilities that are
actually within the hospital on the 7th and 8th floor that are typically used by international and visiting students and professors
at Jordan Hospital.
Students will have the opportunity to work with attending physicians in a variety of specialties:
- Internal Medicine
- Emergency Medicine/Critical Care
- Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Surgery & multiple surgical subspecialties including Transplantation
- Plastic Surgery/Aesthetics and Reconstructive Surgery
Students may also have the opportunity to participate in renal or hepatic transplantation and should understand the indications and the unique procedural process of organ transplantation in Jordan. Also with an active invitro fertilization program any students on an Obstetrics and Gynecology rotation should understand the indications and the procedures of invitro fertilization in the Middle East. Students also should develop a knowledge of the unique role Jordan plays within the Middle East primarily regarding the intellectual property that they hold throughout the Middle East and their role as a tertiary center for this region.
Length of Clerkship/Rotation: Four weeks. Month to avoid would be July.
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):
Check out this journal from a student's Fall 2010 Jordan experience:
My friends in Amman
by Hala Al-Jiboury on 10/23/2010