In addition to one of our primary sites in
Vietnam, we offer the following additional opportunities in Asia.
Wockhardt Hospital, Cama & Albess Hospital, Bombay Hospital, et al.: Several residents have performed clinical rotations in Mumbai and have studied patterns in HIV care and barriers to cervical cancer screening. BIDMC contacts - Drs. Todd Pollack, Anita Vanka Harvey Makadon.
Hua Shan University, Shanghai, China: Former residents have studied health care delivery systems in China, with a specific emphasis on hepatitis B and tuberculosis infection treatment and management in a tertiary medical center in an urban center.
Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, India: BIDMC contact - Dr. Harvey Makadon.
Sassoon General Hospital, Pune, India: Sassoon General Hospital is affiliated with B.J. Medical College in Pune, India. It is a 500-bed, state-run teaching hospital with a residency program in internal medicine. Former resident JoEllyn Abraham, MD, studied the management and manifestations of cardiovascular disease in an underserved population.
Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia: Former resident Keri Shafer, MD, worked with a group of physicians to identify and treat congenital heart disease with a group called "
Searching for the Broken Hearts."
Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China: After working with an earthquake relief program, former resident Charlotte Wu, MD, participated in clinical rotations in Beijing. She was supervised by Yao Zhang, MD, one of the main coordinators for the Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) international rotating resident program. This is also the hospital site for the Beijing away-elective for UCSF internal medicine resident.
Health care policy, Pskov, Russia: This project is presently focused on grade school and teen prevention programs for sexual health, safety, and drug abuse prevention. The broader project will begin addressing obesity/diabetes and cardiovascular health through dietary education and smoking prevention programs.
Philippine General Hospital, Manila
: Based at Philippine General Hospital in Manila, the largest governmental hospital in the country, this resident-faculty exchange is open to residents to carry out their research/elective rotation as a resident in their program. It is a rare opportunity to work in a resource poor setting with supervision, tremendous teaching opportunities and possibility for research. Rotations on the general Ob/Gyn service, MFM, GYN-ONC, OB infectious Disease and Gestational Trophoblastic Disease are available. This relationship between institutions is meant to lead to exchange of residents between the two institutions. Currently, joint research is being carried out by Drs. Christopher Awtrey and Michele Hacker and the faculty at PGH in the area of gestational trophoblastic disease.