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Scholarship opportunity for med students: Summer course in Haiti

Apply by Feb. 28 to be considered for scholarship funding to attend a three-week social medicine immersion course July 7-27, 2019, in Haiti.

The AOA will again sponsor two osteopathic medical students (approximately $3,000 per scholarship) to attend Equal Health’s three-week social medicine immersion course, July 7-27, 2019, in Haiti’s Central Plateau. See the course prospectus for details.

Important info to know:

  • The course is taught in French. (Speaking level of at least three semesters of college-level French required.)
  • Courses are interactive and integrate field visits.
  • Participants will actively engage as both learners and teachers.
  • Participants must be available for the full three weeks of the course.

Apply by Feb. 28.

Related reading:

From Ethiopia to the US to Haiti: A journey to support underserved patients

Social medicine in Haiti: DO students join immersive program

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