Italy (SISM) - Foggia
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
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Ambulatory Care and Prevention Anaesthesia Dermatology Dermatovenerology Emergency Medicine Forensic Medicine Geriatrics Hematology Infectious Diseases Intensive and Critical Care Internal Medicine- Cardiology Internal Medicine-Endocrinology Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology Internal Medicine-General Internal Medicine-Hematology Internal Medicine-Nephrology Internal Medicine-Pulmonary Internal Medicine-Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Neurology Nuclear Medicine Oncology Ophthalmology Otorhinolaryngology Paediatrics Paediatrics-Surgery Pathology Pathophysiology Pharmacology Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physiotherapy Primary Care Psychiatry Radiology Radiotherapy Respiratory Medicine Surgery-Cardiothoracic Surgery Surgery-Cardiovascular Surgery Surgery-Gastrointestinal Surgery Surgery-General Surgery-Orthopedics Surgery-Plastic Surgery Surgery-Shoulder & Elbow Surgery Surgery-Thoracic Surgery Traumatology Urology
3 cope april, 3 scope october, 2 scope november, 1 score april
8 SCOPE STUDENTS
1 SCORE STUDENTS
students
students house
Blood test for hepatitis C, Mantoux test for TBC, Bloklet vaccinations.
http://foggia.sism.org/
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Pietro Vita
OVERVIEW
Foggia is a city and mucipality of Puglia, Italy, capital of the province of Foggia. Foggia is the main city of a plain called ''Tavoliere'', also know as the ''granary of italy''.

The name derives from the Latin Foggia ''fovea'', which means ''pit'', referring to the pits where the grain was stored. Argos Hippium (in Greek).
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

Hospitals of Foggia: history


In the 19th century there were two hospitals in Foggia: Umberto I, for men and Vittorio Emanuele II, for women.

In 1930th the ''Lorenzo d' Avanzo'' hospital was built (dedicated to this colonel, who died in Africa in 1940) for the treatment of tuberculoisis. The hospital reform has transformed into a provincial hospital, specializing in pneumology and respiratory diseases.

In 1962 Luigi Turtur became the Chaiman of  the Board of Directors of the 'Ospedali Riunuti', born from the merger of the two old hospitals, Umberto I and Vittorio Emanuele II. IN 1969, 300 people were affected by food poisoning and the perfect ordered the opening of this hospital.

the Ospedali Riuniti were inaugured in 1972 and in 1997 they became a mixed company, for the presence of the University of Bari were founded in Foggia.

During the academic year 1993/1994 the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery was born and with the Law of 08/05/1999 the University of Foggia was officially founded.

The 2012 Statue converted Faculty in the departmentsof: Agricultural Sciences, Humanieties and Cultural Heritage, Educational Sciences, Clinical Medicine and Experimental Sciences, Medical and Surgical Sciences.

The specialization scools available are: phatological anatomy, anesthesia and resuscitation, surgery of the digestive system, general surgery, plastic surgery, thoracic surgery, endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiovascular system patients, diseases of the respiratory sistem, infectious diseases, occupational medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, internal medicine, forensic medicine, nephrology, neurology, ophtalmology, orthopedics, ear-nose and throat, pediatrics, psychiatry, diagnostic radiology, rheumatology, urology.

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
Laboratories in hospitals are: pharmacology, biochemistry, nephrology, human anatomy, medical genetics, clinical phatology, histology, psycology.


BOARDING

student hostel, one meal a day.

LODGING

student hostel, one meal a day.

TRANSPORTATION
A  shuttle service to Bari ''Karol Vojtyla'' airport in Foggia (stops at the train station or Foggia ''Gino Lisa'').

Other nearby airports are: Naples ''Capodichino''; the intenational aiport of Pescara; the aeropots of Rome. From this airports a train service is available for railway stations.

Railway station with connections throughout Italy. Naplesbus line every hour. Trainers for North and South Italy and the municipales of the province.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
Welcome party, farewell party, weekend trips, dinner and going out in the evening and so on.
MUST SEE
The civical museum and the municipal art gallery, the cathedral and the ancient churches, the museum of S. Croci, the natural history museum, the interactive science museum, the Sanctuary of the ''Madonna Incoronata'' in Borgo Icoronata ( a village of Foggia), the archaelogical park museum of Passo di Corvo in Arpinova, the Sanctuary of S. Michele Arcangelo in Monte S. Angelo, the cathedral and the new church of S. Giovanni Rotondo, Gargano National Park, Lesina and Varano, villages of the Appennines in the province of Foggia. 

In Puglia: trulli of Alberobello, the cathedral of Trani; Bari, Lecce and salento, Zoo Safari of Fasano, castles of Federico II, the caves of Castelana, the beaches of Gargano.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Remember to perform any booster vaccinations and provide a copy of the vaccination record on the record sheet.

Please bring: white coat, stethoscope, green cloaths for surgery departments, handbook, a power adapter (220 volt), towels.

Weather: Mediterranean climate, but the distance from the sea promotes thermal excursions and continental features. Snow is rare in winter, not rainy, very abundant. Summer is hot and dry, or with hot wind. In sping there are cold and rainy days, others are more and are sunny.