Australia (AMSA) - Perth, University of Western Australia
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
1834000
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Neurology, Traumatology, Cardiology, General Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Endocrinology, Emergency Medicine, Dermatology, Paediatrics, Pneumology, Anaesthesia, Surgery-Orthopedics, Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology, Surgery-Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery-Transplantation Surgery, Gynaecology/Obstetrics, Surgery-Plastic Surgery, Radiology
End of November to end of January. Electives may not overlap with calendar month due to holiday period at end of December to first week of January in Australia.
8 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
Yes
Yes
- Students must present themselves approximately a week earlier for MRSA testing.

- Testing involves having nose, hand, and wrist swabs taken to check for the presence of MRSA, followed by appropriate treatment if required.

- Applica
http://www.wamss.org.au/
LEOs
Aksh Handa
Ellen McGuckin
OVERVIEW
Boasting a spectacular coastal lifestyle, there is much to see and do in Perth outside your dedicated hospital hours. Visit the zoo, walk Perth's hiking tracks, and experience life out West of Australia, where the sun sets the best!!!

One amazing thing to do is explore the Australian outback!! Perth will offer students a variety of outback environments to explore, and with an amazing LEO they will be definitely pointed to the best tourist attractions.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
  • Royal Perth Hospital
  • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
  • Princess Margaret Hospital
  • Fremantle Hospital
  • King Edward Memorial Hospital


RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
Unfortunately, at this point in time there are no SCORE research programs in AMSA-Australia.
BOARDING
Boarding will have one meal a day.
LODGING
Lodging will be either with a private host or with hospital accommodation, whichever is organised based on the student's arrival date.
TRANSPORTATION

Good transport system - surfing!

Perth has a great transportation system. Students can also rent bikes in the city!!!

SOCIAL PROGRAM
The LC in Perth is a very hospitable committee and they will look after you, show you around the city and maybe organise a dinner or two. However, there are no set Social Programs in Perth LC for this moment in time!
MUST SEE
  • Kings Park and Botanic Gardens
  • Hillarys Boat Harbour / Sorrento Quay marina
  • Whiteman Park/Caversham Wildlife Park
  • Swan Valley Region
  • Lake Monger
  • St Mary's Cathedral!
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Try to arrange time to go and see Broome- a beautiful Northern pearling town!!

Perth is well known for its surf and has many great surf locations :)