Japan (IFMSA-Japan) - Kanagawa, Kitasato university
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
9097401
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Anaesthesia, Dermatology, Gynaecology/Obstetrics, Histology, Immunology, Internal Medicine - Cardiology, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Internal Medicine - Gastoenterology, Internal Medicine - General, Internal Medicine - Hematology, Internal Medicine - Nephrology, Internal Medicine - Pulmonary, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Paediatrics - Surgery, Surgery - Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgery - Gastrointestinal Surgery (
March, August
0 SCOPE STUDENTS
1 SCORE STUDENTS
15000yen(500 yen/day)
Dormitory
we have great teachers to learn medical experience.so if you have a little bit interesting about us please come our university.
http://www.kitasato.ac.jp/english/index.html
LEOs
Yuhei Kameyama
OVERVIEW

Our university is located in Sagamihara city. It is a bedroom town so it's 40 minutes to go to Shinjuku(center of Tokyo) from Sagamihara by train.We have good transportation system(JR line, Odakyu line and Sagamihara line). You ca easily access to many cities including Tokyo and mountain area. We also have some tourist attractions. Sagami Lake is very big lake. We can see beautiful autumn leaves in fall, beautiful christmas illumination in winter and we can play in summer.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

Kitasato University is an advanced treatment hospital. The Kitasato University Hospital was inaugurated in 1971 under the mottos "Patient-centered Healthcare" and "Collaborative Healthcare." It functions as a clinical education and training venue for the University's undergraduate andgraduate students. It provides regional and cutting-edge healthcare, fulfilling its role as a foundation hospital. In addition to providing excellent comprehensive medical services, with a specialization in cancer, it is recognized as one of the country's leading emergency hospitals, regularly handling the greatest number of emergency cases.

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
Immunology: Role of NKT cells in the development of life-style diseases in mice; Development and function of cytotoxic T lymphocytes
BOARDING

You can get lunch and dinner at the hospital and university. There are two restaurants and one Starbucks in the university and there is one restaurants in the hospital Your contact person will show you how to get a meal-ticket to get a meal. Also there are three conveniences stores in the university and one in the hospital. There are some restaurants around the university which provide you a Japanese meal, hamburgers, Chinese food and so on.

LODGING

Usually you will be staying at a dorm in the university. The room has a toilet and bathroom. The owner go the dorm might give you a note with house-rules, please respect these. For internet at the university, library and laboratory , you can use wifi.

TRANSPORTATION

From Haneda Airport to KItasato University, you will take two trains and one bus. It takes one hour and hour minutes. From Narita airport to the university, we suggest you to take a shuttle bus, It cost 3000yen and takes 3 hours.

SOCIAL PROGRAM

In August and March we organize some program every week. Usually we ask exchange students and decide where to go to. Usually we go to Asakusa(traditional temple and shopping area, Shinjuku(center of Tokyo), Kamakura(traditional temple and beautiful sea) and so on.

MUST SEE

There are many things to do in Sagamihara. Sagami Lake is very good place to have a picnic, fishing and barbecue. There are big shopping moll in the station so you can get almost everything you need there. You can watch movie near the station.

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
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