Open house for Ben-Gurion medical school

Open house for Ben-Gurion medical school

Join members of the New York-based Ben-Gurion University’s Medical School for International Health’s admissions team, along with some of its alumni, for an open house on Tuesday, January 23, at 6:30 p.m., in New York City.

MSIH is a four-year North American-style medical school that incorporates global health coursework into all four years of the curriculum. It offers small classes and a challenging program that prepares students to practice medicine in the United States and around the world. Is is an English-language track program in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and it is affiliated with Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. The first three years of instruction take place in Israel; fourth-year clinical electives are at Columbia University Medical Center and other affiliated hospital locations in North America, including Mount Sinai. The school has a New York-based electives coordinator who supports students who seek electives at other institutions as well. Fourth-year students complete an eight-week clerkship with an underserved community at approved sites throughout the world. Students are prepared to take the USMLE Steps 1 and 2, and complete residencies in the United States and Canada. The 2017 residency match rate was 90 percent.

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