Medical Electives

Medical Electives in Ecuador – South America

Students from medical schools from around the world are welcome to gain practical experience in medicine at hospitals, clinics and medical organizations across Ecuador in South America. Our medical internships have been designed specially to meet the needs (objectives and interest areas) of medical students training to be a doctor. The programs are suited for all levels of experience and qualifications.

Our international medical internship in Ecuador will:

1.- Improve your clinical skills and clinical knowledge through the observership, shadowing and guided learning activities,

2.- Give you intensive exposure to various healthcare specialties depending on your interest,

3.- Give you an opportunity to witness unique conditions that you have only read in books; and,

4.- Improve your communication and interpersonal relations through the interaction with the follow students and other healthcare staff in the hospitals.

Medical elective placements are available in various specialties such as obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, ophthalmology, dentistry, physical rehabilitation, nursing, surgery, and emergency among others under request.

Summarizing, VIP-Ecuador has carefully designed this program to the best suit personal and professional growth, providing unmatched hands-on experience.

The most important requirements for this position are: professional demeanor, open mindedness and an intermediate level of Spanish

Program Date

Every Monday, year-round

Project Length

Minimum 4 weeks and maximum 24 weeks

Location of the Project

Urban and rural cities across Ecuador