Field Epidemiology in Northern Peru
A two-week training experience in Peru on simulated disease outbreak investigation and response is available to students in all four schools at UTMB, residents, physician fellows, and post-doctoral fellows. Medical students can receive elective credit for this course under INTL 4004 (registration and additional paperwork completed after acceptance). Graduate students can also receive GSBS academic course credit. Undergraduate health professions students may be able to receive academic credit as independent study. This experience is by application only. The call for applications will be each year in March. The course typically takes place in August. Scholarships for the course vary by year and will be detailed in the application for each specific year.