Hospital Doctor Shadowing
Global Health Experience

Global Pre-Meds student with stethoscope

2021 Student Programs

In-personal experiences designed around the needs of pre-med, pre-health and nursing students aged 16-25

Student shadowing a surgeon operating

Hospital Doctor Shadowing

in Dominican Republic

40+ hours clinical experience
Mentored by a Medical Doctor
Two-week residential program

Global Health Experience

in Tanzania

Tribal healers
Community medicine
Wildlife safari
Two-week residential program

It was truly life changing. My outlook on life and my career has been influenced heavily. I will be back in the future.

Morgan Jones III
University of Delaware, USA

I was able to see a multitude of different surgeries and patients. I now have a much greater knowledge of healthcare.

Wesley Field
Texas A&M University, USA

My mentor exceeded all expectations. I learned a lot about differences between hospitals there & in the States.

Megan Donaldson
Aultman Nursing College, USA

Frequently Asked Questions

When do the programs start?

There are program start dates available throughout the summer between May and September, and at selected other times of year.

Please see Dates, fees & apply for details.

All programs are two weeks long.

Where are the programs located?

These are international programs designed for students from the US, Canada, the UK and the rest of the world.

Our Hospital Doctor Shadowing program is in Dominican Republic in the Caribbean.

Our Global Health Experience program is in Tanzania, East Africa.

How much does it cost?

Registration is $450, which covers the admission process and reserves your space on the program. This is refundable if your application is not successful (Terms & Conditions apply).

The program fee is $3,450 for Hospital Doctor Shadowing and $4,800 for Global Health Experience. This covers the entire residential program package including all activities, hospital placements, Medical Doctor mentorship, community and field-based experiences, accommodation, food, local transport, unlimited assistance with your preparations, certificates and recommendation letters according to the program.

The program fee is payable 120 days before your program start date or can be paid in installments.

Is there financial aid available?

We are a specialist placement provider, and unfortunately cannot offer any financial aid ourselves.

We do offer a payment plan which allows your program fee to be paid in installments over four months, at no extra cost.

Past students have successfully crowdfunded for their program.

What about COVID-19

Our programs have been adapted to run safely with a host of COVID protection measures during the pandemic. We are also allowing unlimited free changes so that you can apply now with confidence that you won’t lose your place on the program if your travel plans are disrupted.

For more information, please see our COVID-19 information page.

How do I get involved?

Head to the dates, fees and apply page to explore the programs and start dates available to you based on your age group.

If you’re ready to apply, you can go ahead and make your application online right from that page. If you’re tempted, but not quite ready to apply, you can request a callback from one of our expert Program Advisors or join our network to be the first to know about updates, new programs and other ways to get involved.

Visit the dates fees and apply page now.