Medical Electives & Medical Spanish immersion in Peru

The Medical Elective Network is the leading provider of medical electives and medical Spanish immersion courses in South America.  Our programs in Peru for healthcare professionals and students offer a unique opportunity to take an intensive medical Spanish course whilst participating in a structured clinical rotation in local hospitals.

Here, your medical Spanish skills will quickly advance, enabling you to effectively work with Spanish speaking patients throughout your career.   We are one of few medical Spanish immersion programs accredited by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

The Spanish Language Healthcare Experience

Elements of the programs include the 20 hour per week medical Spanish course, a choice of hospitals,  lots of extra language support, comfortable family accommodation, private transport to and from hospital each day, travel insurance, and extra activities (Gym membership, salsa classes or yoga).

Working in the community

Whether you choose to take both a clinical elective and medical Spanish program, or just one of the two.  Our Community health fairs are the ideal opportunity to combine your professionals skills with your developing language skills

Medical Spanish

CME accredited course taught at all levels by professional language teachers

Healthcare Electives

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

Medical Campaigns

Community health fairs and surgical missions with international NGO teams.

Why Us?

  • Great medical Spanish Program

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

  • 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.

  • The Pacific Coast

    Our programs take place in the colonial city of Trujillo.

  • 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 & Community Health Fairs

    Work with international and local partners carrying out surgical missions and  Community Health Fairs.

  • 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?

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

Activities are included each week as part of the medical Spanish program.  In Trujillo you also have the option of gym membership, salsa classes  or yoga included free of charge.

What participants say

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