Exchange Conditions of IFMSA El Salvador

Working Conditions
Languages
Spanish
(Fair)
Required
English
(Excellent)
Required
Languages Remarks
English is just available in general- surgery (not in all the LCs) and nephrology
Clerkship Type
- Clinical Clerkship
A clinical clerkship is defined as the rotation of a student in a clinical department of a hospital or clinic, such as Dermatology and Pediatrics.
Required level of studies
we accept students on clinical years.
Graduated students allowed
No

Even if accepted by the hosting country, students must be still enrolled in university by the time the Application Form is sent.
Clerkship Duration
4 weeks, 8 hours a day, 5 days per week
Dress code
Casual
What to Bring
- White coat
- Stethoscope
- Lamp
- Surgical Scrubs
- Material
Academic Quality
Every exchange student has a personalize tutor if the student speak spanish and students will practice with other students all together.

If the student just speak english, the student will have a interpreter but this is subject to availability. Please contact the NEOs before 

Nightshifts
yes
Special Remarks
Towns
Calendar

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Cities Remarks
Evangelica: 01/february - 31/may and 01/july- 31/october

Matias: 20/january- 31june and 01/augoust - 20/november

UNASA: 01/february- 15/june and 15 july - 31/october
Calendar Remarks
Disciplines
Disciplines

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Disciplines Remarks
Nephrology, Pulmonary, Endocrinology and Intensive and critical care is just available in UEES/ San Salvador
General
Pocket money
Yes USD
Boarding
- Hospital
Lodging
- Host family
Social Program
The social program is given by the local committee and the host family, which includes 3 Social outputs (beach, mountains, night out) + 2 outputs with the host family + 1 output with the committee (Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner)
INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL PROGRAM:
The student must contact, our NEO IN, to get more information about it.
Please take a moment to view our Xplore Page, and look our International Social Program Manual.
Student with disabilities
No
Couples
yes
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks
Application Form
Deadline
3Months
Unilateral fee
300 USD
Payment details for unilateral fee
Payment must be sent AT LEAST 30 days before clerkship begins, without payment the exchange might get cancelled
Visa requirements
If you need a Visa, please contact our embassy
We can provide Invitation letters and other documents if required.
Link to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website (or any other website that provides official information on visa)
Special Remarks
You need tourist visa to come to El Salvador, no other types of visa are necessary rather then tourist visa 

For more information about the embassies and visa please contact to the  Ministry of Foreing Affairs 
link: www.rree.gob.sv/
Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Motivation Letter for Department 1
Format
- Card of Document
- Passport copy
Format
- Card of Document
- Photo
Format
- Card of Document
- Curriculum Vitae
Format
- Card of Document
- Health Insurance
Format
- Card of Document
- Language certificate
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 2
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 3
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 4
Format
- Card of Document
- Recommendation Letter
Format
- Card of Document
- Student record (Subjects passed)
Format
- Card of Document
- Vaccination Card
Format
- Card of Document
Special documents
- SCOPE Terms and Conditions
Format
- Card of Document
Upon Arrival documents
- Health Insurance
Format
- Paper
The standard documents are the basic documents that the students are asking for and the special documents are less important, as only some Local Committees ask for them. So it's mandatory to upload the standard documents, but not the special ones. (Students do it when asked for by the LEO/NEO.)
The upon arrival documents are hard copies documents that the students are requested to take with them in the host country.”
Immunization requirements
Hepatitis B

Influenza


Insurance
Health insurance: It covers expenses linked to health issues (if you have to see a doctor and buy drugs on prescription).

Deadline
4 Weeks

Special remarks

Card of Acceptance
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
We do receive graduated students
Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
Cancellations
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
Substitutions
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
Additional Information
Update Date
07/25/2018 23:05
Validation Date
01/01/2013 00:00
Special remarks