Peru (IFMSA Peru) - LIMA (SOCIEM-USMP)
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
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Internal medicine-General, Oncology, Dermatology, Infectology, Neurology, Pediatric Oncology, Surgery- General, Paediatrics, Internal Medicine - Cardiology, Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Surgery-Orthopedics, Traumatology
All the year
20 SCOPE STUDENTS
6 SCORE STUDENTS
two meals for day, maximum three
Host family

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Language certificate(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form

Tuberculosis test(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form

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Daniella Obregón
OVERVIEW

Welcome to Sociedad Científica de Estudiantes de Medicina Humana de la Universidad de San Martín de Porres (SOCIEM-USMP)! We are a group of students who are really engaged in provide the best experience on professional exchange. You will practice in the best hospitals of Lima and not everything is learning, so we have a social program for visiting touristic Lima’s places and others cities in our country.

Lima is the capital of Peru. It is the one of the most interesting and challenging cities in South America with a huge archaeological, historical and cultural past. It is located in a desert stripe between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes. Lima's climate is between mild and warm. Temperatures rarely fall below 14 °C (57 °F) or rise above 32 °C (84 °F).Two distinct seasons can be identified: summer, from December through April; and winter from June through October. May and November are generally transition months, with a more dramatic warm-to-cool weather transition.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

San Martin de Porres University was founded in 1962. It is a world-class tertiary education and research institution. The University is centred on discovering new knowledge and pursuing innovation.

We worked with one of the most important hospital of Lima that is the Hospital Nacional Arzobispo Loayza where the tutors are engaged in helping you and teach you all time.  Not only that, we also worked with others important hospital like Hospital Nacional Dos de mayo, Hospital Nacional Hipólito Unanue and Instituto de Salud del Niño.

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS

We have 5 research institutions: Biochemistry and Nutrition, Public Health, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Traditional medicine and pharmacological, Institute of Aging, Infectology and Inmunology.

The most successful SCORE projects are Analgesic effect of Peruvian medicinal plants and Diuretic effect of Peruvian medicinal plant.

BOARDING

2 time(s) per day or maximum 3 at Host family, at the cost of hosting association.

LODGING

The Hosting family will be your second family. You will have your own comfortable dormitory that includes bed, closet, desk, free Wi-Fi and everything needed for a pleasant stay. You will get washing space that will be shared with the family. You will have your own privacy.

TRANSPORTATION

The easiest way to get to the city is by bus, electric train or Metropolitano, this is a metro line that is fast, save and low cost. Also you can take taxi.

SOCIAL PROGRAM

In our social program we organize the Welcome dinner, International dinner and we visit touristic places in Lima like Plaza de armas, Parque de las aguas, Catacumbas,etc. Also you will travel to Ica, Huaraz and Cusco to visit a Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.  This program is arrenged in conjunction with other LCs in Lima.

MUST SEE

Plaza de Armas de Lima

 

The Plaza Mayor or Plaza de Armas of Lima, is the birthplace of the city of Lima, as well as the core of the city. Located in the Historic Centre of Lima, it is surrounded by the Government Palace, Cathedral of Lima, Archbishop's Palace of Lima, the Municipal Palace, and the Palace of the Union.

More information:

http://www.perutoptours.com/english/index14liarmas.html

 

   

Circuito Mágico de Aguas (Magic Water Tour)

 

he Magic Water Tour is currently the world record holder for the largest fountain complex in the world, consisting of 13 distinct fountains, many of which are interactive. All of the fountains are lighted at night, many with continuously changing color schemes.

More information: http://parquedelareserva.com.pe/

 

 

 

Barranco Distric

This is one of the most bohemian and beauitful districts of Lima, there is a walkway to the sea that runs through Barranco, called the Bajada de los Baños. Crossing over this walkway is the Puente de los Suspiros.

 

http://www.limaeasy.com/lima-info/districts-of-lima/the-district-barranco

   

¨Friendship Park¨

This park is located in Surco district, you can walk through the park and see an artificial lake and if you want you can take a walk into a boat. Also you can take a train ride through the park.

 

http://www.surcoperu.com/en/tourist-surco-lima-peru/friendship-park-surco.php

   

Costa Verde

This is a beach circuit, It crosses the south central part of the littoral coastline joining the districts of San Miguel, Magdalena, San Isidro, Miraflores, Barranco, Chorrillos.

You can go to Miraflores´s beach and practise surf, there you find teachers and all the implements.

 

http://www.limaeasy.com/lima-info/districts-of-lima/the-district-miraflores

   
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