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The Neubauer American Spring Semester – Introduction to Medicine program is designed for individuals seeking to enter the medical profession. As part of the academic curriculum, students will be exposed to clinical research to gain an understanding of sci
Location:
Haifa, Israel
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Rolling Starts, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Neubauer American Spring Semester - Introduction to Medicine program is open to pre-med or other pre-health undergraduate students. The semester is an intensive introductory program in medicine combining the wider interpersonal aspects of clinical medicine in Israel, taught in English by distinguished Technion professors from the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine.

The Neubauer American Spring Semester – Introduction to Medicine program is designed for individuals seeking to enter the medical profession. As part of the academic curriculum, students will be exposed to clinical research to gain an understanding of science and of scientific method in a world where medical practice is rapidly evolving, and learn about the various facets of the doctor-patient relationship as well as ethical aspects of the medical practice through real-life clinical experiences. Of key benefit to students is their exposure through this program to advanced clinical practices and cutting-edge research coming out of the Technion and Israeli academia and industry on the whole – scientific work which has propelled Israel as a world-leader in both basic and applied research, clinical medicine, and as a pioneer of innovative approaches and technologies for the benefit of patients (such as personalized medicine). Gain an introduction into the vast and ever evolving world of medicine Intern in a medical/biomedical company or a medical related laboratory Take real medical school courses Obtain exposure to the various facets of the doctor-patient relationship and observe real-life clinical work Strengthen your CV towards medical school Gain insight into the unique aspects of the Israeli medical system and areas like emergency medicine and army medicine Shadow a physician for a one month period Participate in a variety of extracurricular activities: meetings with entrepreneurs, visiting companies, cultural lectures and encounters, exciting social activities and cultural events, tour Israel and learn about its fascinating history and culture Earn up to 20 Technion Academic credits

Setting Description:
Technion Vision: A science and technology research university, among the world’s top ten, dedicated to the creation of knowledge and the development of human capital and leadership, for the advancement of the State of Israel and all humanity. Technion–Israel Institute of Technology is a public research university in Haifa, Israel. Founded in 1912, Technion is the country’s oldest university. The institute offers degrees in science and engineering, and related fields such as architecture, medicine, industrial management and education. Although the official language of instruction at Technion is Hebrew, several undergraduate and graduate study programs and courses are taught in English through Technion International.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Merit based Scholarships

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