P08: International Health Clinical Rotation for Medical Students in Costa Rica

Second and third year residents in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Medicine and others. Elective in Costa Rica.

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This rotation is designed to give the resident the opportunity to participate in the activities of the health team from the first to the third level of care of Costa Rican Health System (Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social – CCSS). In the first level, preventative services are emphasized, including immunizations, maternal child services, prenatal care, growth and development of children, nutrition, community education, community sanitation and environment, as well as continuity of care in cases chronic diseases. In the third level the experiences vary according to the specialty.

According to PEPASR6H, “58.9 million al 2017. The Hispanic population of the United States as of July 1, 2017, making people of Hispanic origin the nation’s largest ethnic or racial minority. Hispanics constituted 18.1 percent of the nation’s total population.”

Program prospectus available at: P08 Prospectus

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