Challenge yourself through the world's leading hospital shadowing & global health program

Two-week hospital experiences in Dominican Republic

Experience tropical medicine in challenging conditions. Contrast your shadowing at home as you see first-hand the incredible achievements of doctors in another world, and discover some of the complex issues in global healthcare.

Watch from inside the O.R. as trauma surgeons operate, observe deliveries and C-sections, with safety and ethics supervised throughout by a medical doctor as your personal mentor.

Help improve access to healthcare. Your program fee includes direct contributions to the hospital and the doctors you work under, both directly helping provide services to local patients.

Our comprehensive package includes exclusive catered accommodation in Dominican Republic with fellow students from around the world, recommendation letters and professional support throughout, all covered by one simple program fee.

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12,416 students since 2010

  • 16 Global Pre-Meds houses since 2010
  • 571,136 hours of shadowing experience
  • 41 health professionals currently mentoring

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Shadowing a Doctor

What to expect from your hospital shadowing experience, including details of our mentoring system, safety precautions and medical ethics.

Shadowing a Doctor