Health Care Internships & Medical Spanish in Peru
Invest in your career with a unique program combining great clinical experience, and an excellent medical Spanish immersion program in Peru.
The Medical Elective Network is the leading organization in South America providing electives, health care internships and medical Spanish programs for students and professionals of medicine, nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant, and dietetics.
You may take your medical elective in Trujillo on the Pacific Coast; or Arequipa, in the Peruvian Andes. At either location you are sure to have a fantastic and valuable learning experience.
Variety of hospitals and clinics
We work with a number of medical facilities offering great electives. Whether it is general medicine at a district hospital or physical therapy experience at a Regional Teaching Hospital; we can provide the health care internship you are looking for.
Medical Spanish Program
The immersion program is designed to enable you to work in Spanish in a clinical environment. This excellent program, with CME accreditation from the American Academy of Family Physicians, is run by our team of language teachers and includes both general Spanish and health care Spanish. The program can be taken at beginners, intermediate or advanced level. Class sizes are kept small to ensure rapid progress and techers rotate each hour to ensure classes are always fun and interesting.
Developing your medical Spanish skills is a huge part of what we do. It does not stop at the classroom. We provide a medical Spanish immersion program. Please see the Spanish Language Support provided to help you to completely immerse yourself in Spanish and help you get the most out of your experience in Peru.
Great accommodation options
You can choose between our elective centre or lovely family homestay options. Though to complete your medical Spanish immersion we do recommend that you stay with a family. All include wifi and are located in comfortable locations a few minutes walk from our centre. We also provide you with a cell phone and private transport to and from your clinical placement each day.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to tell us about the elective you are looking for.