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This elective is the new format of the old Neiva University Hospital Elective. Now includes trauma clinical research and global health aspects. The elective include training programs for medical students, residents and fellows. There are options from two weeks to 6 months according of the goals of the applicant.

Learning Opportunities

Global health, basic and advanced trauma care, trauma clinical research, trauma capacity building, neurotrauma and critical care, surgical critical care, trauma emergency care.

The elective include participation in educational activities, trauma courses and EMS workshops in several cities of Colombia. Main activities include rotation in basic facilities and university hospitals mainly from Bogotá and Neiva city, but centers in other cities are also available.

Elective Details

Number of Students Accepted

4 per month

Duration of Elective

According to applicant request (from 2 weeks up to 6 months)


Accommodation is provided by MEDITECH Foundation (www.meditechfoundationglobal.org)


Housing, Meals and Traveling costs.

Applicant Requirements

  1. A valid University ID copy
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Certification of elective approval of the student´s Medical School
  4. Visitor Information and Approval form filled
  5. Vaccination certification copy (Yellow Fever and B Hepatitis)
  6. International Cover Health Insurance copy


Andrés M. Rubiano MD

Calle 5 #11-19, MEDITECH Foundation
Neiva & Bogotá, Huila & Cundinamarca 410002

Phone: +57-300-6154775
Fax: +57-88714925

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

URL: www.meditechfoundationglobal.org

Sep 26, 2016