Mexico (AMMEF) - Gomez Palacio
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
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Gynecology and Obstetrics, Internal Medicine, emergency medicine, Nephrology, General Surgery
January, june, july, December
11 SCOPE STUDENTS
1 SCORE STUDENTS
2 per work day
Host family, student's flat

White clothes, White shoes, White coat.

Men: shirt and tie.

Women: nice blouse.

Scrubs

2 photos

Stethoscope

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LEOs
Juan Carlos Zárate Núñez
OVERVIEW
Welcome to Gomez Palacio, one of the three cities that conforms the Comarca Lagunera. The only region conformed by two states: Durango and Coahuila. We’re waiting for you!
The name of Gomez Palacio is in the honor of a politician and writer Francisco Gomez Palacio.
With Lerdo, Torreon, and Matamoros conforms La Comarca Lagunera.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud of Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango.
It’s the most important public university in Durango, which has 14 careers only in Gomez Palacio and a Language School in where is available 3 languages: English, French, and Italian.
The Health Science School has 3 careers: Medicine, Psychology and Nutrition.

Public hospitals:
  • Hospital General de Gomez Palacio.
This is one of the hospital students are allowed to practice, it’s really near from the school and counts with Emergency medicine, general surgery, traumatology and orthopedics, paediatrics, gynecology and obstetrics, internal medicine, familiar medicine, and epidemiology.

  • Hospital ISSSTE Gomez Palacio.
This is one of the hospital students are allowed to practice, it’s really near from the school and counts with Emergency medicine, general surgery, traumatology and orthopedics, paediatrics, gynecology and obstetrics, internal medicine, familiar medicine, and epidemiology.
  •  IMSS Hospital General de Zona 46 Gomez Palacio.
This is one of the hospital students are allowed to practice, it’s really near from the school and counts with Emergency medicine, general surgery, traumatology and orthopedics, paediatrics, gynecology and obstetrics, internal medicine, familiar medicine, and epidemiology.

  •  IMSS Hospital General de Zona 51 Gomez Palacio.
This is one of the hospital students are allowed to practice, counts with Emergency medicine, general surgery, traumatology and orthopedics, paediatrics, gynecology and obstetrics, internal medicine, familiar medicine, and epidemiology.


Private hospitals:
  •  Hospital San José.
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS

The research project we have available is “ Chronic exposure of heavy metals in the pediatric population of Coahuila, Mexico” we have a research lab in our university full of technology to get projects like this on board

BOARDING

AEM-UJED provides 2 meals per work day. Meals may be at:
* Hospital
* Student’s house
* School.

LODGING

You can be hosted at:
* Host family
* Student's flat
* Hostel

TRANSPORTATION

To arrive to Gomez Palacio you have two options:
 Arrive to the bus stop in Gomez Palacio.
 Arrive to the International Airport of Torreon.


The local comitee will pick you at one of the two locations.

Buses’ lines:
 Grupo senda.
 Chihuahenses.
 Omnibus de Mexico.

Airlines:
 Aeromexico.
 Volaris.
 Vivaaerobus.
 American Airlines.
 Interjet.

SOCIAL PROGRAM

What can you do in your free time?
We will organize for you a Mexican party full of Mexican music and food, BBQ’s, parties, go sightseen around the city, trips to another cities, and charreadas.

You should try our famous gorditas, tamales, atole, and tortillones.

Where can you travel?
 Mapimi.
 Zona del Silencio.
 Dunas de Bilbao.
 Parras de la fuente.
 Monterrey.
 Chihuahua.
 Durango.
 Zacatecas.

MUST SEE
What can you see in the city?
  • Parque
  • plaza de armas
  • Cerro de Pancho Villa
  • El avión de Sarabia (the first airplane that traveled for Lerdo to New York city)
  • Parque Victoria
  • Parroquia de la Virgen de Guadalupe
  • Parroquia del Sagrado Corazón
  • Cristo de las Noas
  • Museo Arocena
  • Museo de la Revolución
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Puente de ojuela
  • Zona del silencio
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Weather:
During the spring and summer weather is so hot with a maximum of 40°C, prepare your summer clothes. During winter the minimum is 0°C so prepare your winter clothes and don’t forget to bring enough socks.

If you come on January or December, you will be able to be part of our celebrations like posadas, reliquias y día de la candelaria.

AEM-UJED IS WAITING FOR YOU IN GOMEZ PALACIO, BE SURE THIS WILL BE AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE!