• Medical Spanish & Clinical Rotations in Peru

  • The best medical Spanish program around

    Medical Spanish
  • Discover the magic of Peru

  • Take part in health campaigns

Medical Spanish & Healthcare Internships in Peru

We are the leading provider of medical electives and medical Spanish programs in Latin America.  Our program in Peru for professionals and students offers a unique opportunity to take an intensive medical Spanish course whilst participating in a structured clinical rotation in local hospitals.

Our priority is for you to quickly advance your medical Spanish skills, to enable you to effectively work with Spanish speaking patients throughout your career.   We are proud to be one of the very few medical Spanish immersion programs accredited by the American Academy of Family Physicians, providing CME credits for healthcare professionals.

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Medical Spanish

CME accredited program taught at all levels by our professional language teachers

Health Care Programs

Structured programs for students and professionals in all areas of health care.


We work with a variety of  hospital partners to provide the experience you need.

Medical Campaigns

Participate in medical campaigns and surgical missions with our international teams.

Why Choose Us

  • Great medical Spanish Program

    CME accredited by the American Academy of Family Physicians and taught at all levels.

  • The Pacific Coast & Peruvian Andes

    Our programs take place in the colonial cities of Trujillo, on the coast or Arequipa in the mountains.

  • Structured Clinical Placements

    A large number of hospitals and programs to choose from, each offering structured elective rotations.

  • Nice people to work with

    We do all we can to ensure you have the best possible experience.  Please check the testimonials.

  • Full language immersion with great home stay families

    Welcoming  professional households offering private rooms, WiFi, just a few minutes walk to our center.

  • Medical Missions & Campaigns

    Work with international and local partners carrying out surgical missions and  health campaigns.

  • Make new friends

    Meet other participants from across the world and from different areas of healthcare.

  • A Unique program & great value for money

    See what we include and compare us to other programs

Your Typical Day

From Monday to Friday you will spend your mornings on your chosen medical elective and your afternoons taking 4 hours of medical Spanish at our center.

Why Home Stay Families?

We believe that complete immersion is the most effective way to learn Spanish.  See how our home stay families are an important part of this process.

Activities Included

We include activities each week as part of our medical Spanish program.  In addition to this you also have the option of gym membership, salsa classes  or yoga free of charge.

What our participants say


Alex - Bastyr University (Sept. 2015)

Participating in the Nutrition Electives program in Trujillo was an amazing experience, one that not only gave me so many new and enlightening perspectives but solidified my desire to become a dietitian. Everyday was an opportunity to immerse myself in Peruvian culture and learn countless lessons about working with people from different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds than myself.

Jon - Cambridge University (Sept. 2015)

When I planned my elective, my aims were to practice ophthalmology and to go to South America to improve my Spanish. Medical Electives was an obvious choice as they offered a nice mix of clinical experience and language teaching, as well as the opportunity to stay with a local family in Trujillo.

Jordan - Brigham Young University - (August 2015)

I just wanted to start off by saying that the internship for hospital administration was, for me, the most valuable educational experience I have ever had.

I truly learned what it was like to be a hospital administrator in the country of Peru.

Katia - Penn State Hershey Childrens Hospital (August 2015)

I spent 4 weeks in Trujillo, Peru doing the Medical Electives Medical Spanish Program as an away elective rotation during my final year of residency.

Doing the Medical Electives Medical Spanish Program was one of the most useful rotations that I did during residency.

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