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Latinx Health Internship Program in Oaxaca

Oaxaca, Mexico

Arrive Date:  September 14, 2019    End Date:  November 30, 2019

Program Overview

This specialized program offers students the opportunity to take UC Davis classes on transnational (US-Mexico) health issues and participate in approximately 180 hours of clinical rotations through internships in hospitals and clinics in Oaxaca, Mexico. The courses offered provide students with cultural competencies that are crucial for effective health care professionals. This program is also designed to provide in-depth clinical experience that will not only lead to greater Spanish fluency, but help participants clarify career goals. Completion of the program is one course shy of fulfilling requirements for a UC Davis minor in Chicana/o Studies. Program provided by Child Family Health International (CFHI), an NGO recognized by the United Nations.

Taught in:  English & Spanish

Max Enrollment:  32

Program Coordinator:  Brianne Holden

Courses, Eligibility, Prerequisites

This program is open to students who meet the eligibility requirements and who have taken the necessary prerequisites. See Courses for syllabus and other academic information. 

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