Pre-Professional Summer Elective
PACE MD’s MED-Spanish Pre-Professional Summer Elective program is a four-week experience designed for pre-med, recent graduates or career shifters interested in pursuing careers in healthcare. Come face-to-face with global health through this total-immersion, pre-clinical program. Study medical Spanish through individualized instruction, complete first responder training courses and participate in physician-supervised clinical rotations. Learn how to take vitals, perform basic patient assessments, obtain medical histories and assist in the care and management of emergent and non-emergent, medical and trauma patients.
Participant profile: Pre-Med Students, Undergraduates, Career Shifters
Session 1: May 29, 2020 to June 27, 2020
Session 2: July 3, 2020 to August 1, 2020
Session 1: April 1
Session 2: May 1
Program cost: $2,750 (one-on-one Spanish instruction add $200 USD fee)
Group size: individualized instruction with one to three students per instructor.
Hours: 2 hours/day (one-on-one instruction add $200 USD fee)
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Clinical experiences* are meant to provide participants with greater knowledge of the Mexican health care system and opportunities to practice Spanish in a clinical setting.
*IMPORTANT NOTICE: Placements are contingent upon Availability, the participant’s Spanish-speaking level, Academic degree, Professional experience and Program duration. All deployments are subject to the discretion of MED-Spanish and its medical director. Practitioners licensed in the US are reminded that they are not legally permitted to practice medicine in Mexico.
Hours: 3 to 5 hours/day
Available placements: Ambulatory Care, Mobile Health Unit, Out-Patient Clinic.
Advising and support
24-hour emergency support
Initial accommodations (first three nights)
Health and safety support
Spanish instruction (one-on-one Spanish instruction add $200 USD fee)
Your responsibilities include:
International medical insurance