The SOAP fellowship allows first-year students to participate in research projects or clinical experiences abroad in the summer between the first and second years of medical school. Past students have traveled to countries such as India, Guatemala, South Africa, and Malawi to work on projects ranging from smoking cessation, community mobilization, malnutrition and tuberculosis. Applications are due in February.
Jonathan Mann Fellowships are available for fourth-year medical students to pursue international rotations. Students have traveled to Thailand, England, Zambia, Chile, Ghana, and many other countries. Applications are due in September.
First-year students have the opportunity to travel to Navajo Nation in Arizona. The trip includes tours of clinics and hospitals on the reservation and participation in public health initiatives.
Second-year students are sponsored on a trip to a country in Central or South America (Nicaragua in 2017), where they participate in rural and urban clinics and learn about the local public health infrastructure.