Join highly trained medical providers on the front lines of health care in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand. Bangkok, home to the iconic Grand Palace, is the most populous city of Thailand and is the most visited city in the world by international travelers. Chiang Mai is renowned for its majestic temples, bustling markets and night bazaars, amazing Thai food, natural beauty in surrounding mountains and hill tribe villages, and elephants in nearby sanctuaries and parks.
Thailand is rapidly gaining in recognition for the quality of its healthcare services, and attracts hundreds of thousands of international patients each year for state-of-the art medical treatment. You will be placed with a full-time doctor or nurse and will shadow this professional on daily rounds from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, as they consult with patients, administer treatment, and perform surgeries. All of the doctors with whom interns will work are highly qualified. Many have received their credentials overseas in the United States or United Kingdom. The professional that you shadow will have high command of the English language. Each stage of observation is carefully monitored to ensure the safety and comfort of the patients involved. This incredible experience is characterized by an unrivaled level of access that is not available in most countries. Internships take place in international-standard hospitals that are carefully vetted full-service private and public hospitals featuring state-of-the art infrastructure and in most cases include each of the following departments: general surgery; dermatology; diagnostic radiology; ear, nose, and throat; intensive care unit; neurosurgery; and orthopedic surgery. The program is ideal for students considering or committed to career in health care. You can learn more at www.byuglobalhealth.org