Exchange Conditions of AMMEF

Working Conditions
Languages
Spanish
(Native)
Not Required
English
(Good)
Required
Languages Remarks
Native Spanish is mandatory for Chetumal. more detailed explanation in cities remarks.

Intermediate Spanish is mandatory for Mérida and Acapulco. More detailed explanation in cities remarks.
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.
- Preclinical Clerkship
A preclinical clerkship is defined as the rotation of a student in a preclinical department at a Medical Faculty/School or Hospital, such as Biology and Chemistry
Required level of studies
We accept all grades until 6 months after graduation.
Graduated students allowed
yes

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
- Reflex Hammer
- Surgical Scrubs
Academic Quality
Mandatory for all students. Remeber that at least 80% of stamps and signatures are required to obtain a certificate.

Once you've completed the handbook, please ask your host LEO to keep a copy and take the original with you.
Nightshifts
No
Special Remarks
Work time: 6 to 8 hours per day, depending of departament. 

No nightshifts allowed to compensate missing hours.
Towns
Calendar

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Cities Remarks

Monterrey, Ciudad de Mexico UAM, Ciudad de Mexico IPN ENMH, Merida and Cuernavaca LC only in calendar month (1st to 30 or 31)

Pachuca, Morelia and Culiacan LC accept students with disabilities and is available for preclinical and clinical students too.

Chetumal LC only accepts native spanish speaking incomings. 75% of patients are mayan speaking and hospital only provides Spanish - Mayan translators.

Acapulco and Mérida require at least intermediate spanish. English - Spanish Translators not available in every department. 

Calendar Remarks
Disciplines
Disciplines

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Disciplines Remarks
Preclinical students are accepted only with the previous approval from NEO IN.

Preclinical students are required to send AF 4 months before the desired exchange date.
General
Pocket money
No MXN
Boarding
- Hospital
- Student hostel
- Host family
- Student flat
- Dormitory
Lodging
- Student hostel
- Host family
- Student flat
Social Program
Depending on the LC, normally in Summer and Winter in all LCs.

Ask with our Leos and CP about Regional social program.
Student with disabilities
Yes
Couples
No
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks
Students with disabilities need to send AFs at least 4 months in advance and describe their type of disability on it.

Cities with otpion to receive students with disabilities: Pachuca, Morelia, Morelia Uvaq, Monterrey, Leòn and Culiacan.

We accept graduate students only 6 months after concluding school.

Application Form
Deadline
4Months
Unilateral fee
350 EUR
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
Normally give the IL but if you need another document please write to the NEO (neo.in.mexico@gmail.com or neo.in@ammef.org.mx).

If you need the ORIGINAL INVITATION LETTER the deadline for solicit it is 8 weeks prior the IFMSA General Assembly (March or August). Original Invitation Letters WILL NOT BE PROVIDED if solicited in other dates or sent via regular mail. 


Link to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website (or any other website that provides official information on visa)
Special Remarks
Apply for Tourist VISA, not for Student VISA. Please check if your country needs a visa for Mexico in Mexican Visa Policy or your Mexican Embassy.
Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Motivation Letter for Department 1(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Passport copy(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Photo(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Curriculum Vitae
Format
- Card of Document
- Language certificate(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 2(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 3(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 4(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Student record (Subjects passed)(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Proof of Enrollment(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Vaccination Card
Format
- Card of Document
- Proof of Enrollment(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
Special documents
None
Upon Arrival documents
- Health Insurance
Format
- Card of Document
- SCOPE Terms and Conditions(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- 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
Remember that Health insurance needs to be uploaded to the Card of Documents when you send the CC.
If you dont upload Health Insurance your exchange will be cancelled.
Confirm with your insurance company Thelephone number In México and coverage

Deadline
3 Weeks

Special remarks
All documents need to be uploaded to the card of documents at least 3 months in advance. The insurance with Card confirnation.

As NMO we require health insurance however, this insurance CANNOT be arranged in our country, and should be arranged in your home country.


Card of Acceptance
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
2 months in advance
Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
4 weeks in advance (if not sent by IFMSA.ORG your exchange will be cancelled).
Cancellations
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
Please write for cancellation ASAP and write a mail with the NEO and your Contact person.
Substitutions
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
2 moths in advance exchange, same dates, deparment and gender.
Before of substitution please talk with your NEO or NEO Out
Additional Information
Update Date
07/24/2018 03:09
Validation Date
07/16/2018 00:00
Special remarks
Review the Number of incomings per year in your desired cities in ExplorePages
Select 3 differents CITIES. AFs with 2 or more different LC from the same city will be returned.