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Medic's Guide to Work and Electives Around the World - Electives, hospitals, medical schools, medicine, nursing, travel, work,  NGOs, voluntary work, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Mark Wilson
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Adventure Medicine

Medicine is your passport to adventure...Here are some ideas if you want to do something a little different......

NASA - Space Medicine, High Altitude, Electives

Click here to visit the UK NASA Elective scheme

Diving Medicine Electives, Work, Remote, Belize

Operation Wallacea is a series of scientific expedition projects designed to underpin specific wildlife conservation aims. The expeditions have been running for the last 8 years in a remote corner of the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia and from 2003 in Honduras.

British Antarctic Survey, Electives, Work, Remote, Adventure Medicine

British Antarctic Survey do not usually take medical students for electives, however, there are placements for doctors and other health professionals...look at their website for more details

Quark, expedition medicine, electives, antarctica, remote medicine

Quark is an organisation that run scientific expeditions by boat around Antarctica. Again, medical personnel are often required

Operation Raleigh, Expedition Medicine, Expedition Leader, Doctors, Nurses, GAP Year, Remote

Operation Raleigh is a well known Youth Organisation who arrange expeditions and projects around the world. Medical staff are often required, especially on remote expeditions

Diving Medicine, Scuba, Expeditions, Decompression chambers, free diving

There are many fantastic opportunities in the world of diving medicine (click here for a recent BMJ article by Mark Wilson)

Himalayan Rescue Association, Mountain Expeditions, Everest, Nepal, Climbing, High Altitude Medicine

Mountain Medicine - there are plenty of mountain rescue teams that will take on medical students for electives. The Himilayan Rescue Association will take suitably qualified doctors for three month voluntary periods.

The Royal Flying Doctors Association of Australia has long been a popular elective destination, however, principally for because of insurance reason, it is now difficult to arrange electives with them. Work is still possible - check their website.

For more information on the hospitals/organisations above check out
 The Medic's Guide to Work and Electives Around the World

Medics Travel
is for doctors, nurses, medical/nursing students and other health professionals wanting to plan work and electives with hospitals,  NGOs and charities overseas. It also lists government and recruitment agencies and has updates for the ultimate guide - The Medics Guide to Work and Electives Around the World - good luck in your travels...and please update this site when you come back!!!
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