University & Program

Kaohsiung Medical University

Clinical Elective at Kaohsiung Medical University

Program status
Graduate / Undergraduate
Language of instruction
Above 90% taught in English
Spring (Mar.~May) / Summer (Jun.~Aug.) / Fall (Sep.~Nov.) / Winter (Dec.~Feb.)

This elective will provide visiting students with experience in the diagnosis and management of disease entities prevalent in Taiwan. Through an interdisciplinary approach, the objective of this elective is to provide an in-depth understanding of the pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations and treatments of infectious diseases including dengue fever, tuberculosis, parasitic diseases, and other tropical-associated diseases; neoplastic diseases including betel nut-related oral, nasophargeal, laryngeal and esophageal cancers as well as hepatitis B- and C-associated hepatocellular cancer. Students will observe and learn the practice of medicine in Taiwan.

Medical students who are in good academic standing and have successfully completed the Principal Clinical Experience may apply.

*Contact Information
Tel: 07-3121101 ext. 5374


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