ODEM (Dominican Republic) - UCE, San Pedro de Macor
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
185001
1001
Family Medicine, Pediatrics
All except December and January
10 SCOPE STUDENTS
2 SCORE STUDENTS
3 per working day.
A hosting family or student flat.
None.
LEOs
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OVERVIEW

San Pedro de Macorís is a municipality (municipio) in the Dominican Republic and the capital of the San Pedro de Macorís province in the south-eastern region of the country; it is among the 5 largest cities of the Dominican Republic. As a provincial capital, it houses the Universidad Central del Este university.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
  • Universidad Central del Este
  • Hospital Antonio Musa
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
Not available.
BOARDING
The boarding will be provided in the assigned hospitals and if necessary complemented by the LC actual.
LODGING
The beautifull city of San Pedro will have its arms open, also the kind people that will be your host will make you feel right at home.
 
TRANSPORTATION

The most used form of transportation in the Dominican Republic is by private car.

 

The even though public transportation is widely used, but it has to be done with the proper guidance because it’s easy to get lost. As for the cost of public transportation:

  • Taxi: 4-5 Dollars (180/ 200 dominican pesos)
  • Metro of Santo Domingo: .75 cents of a dollar ( 20 dominican pesos with metro card and 35 pesos without the card)
  • Bus: .50 cents of a dollar. (25 dominican pesos)
  • Public Cars: .60 cents of a dollar. (25 dominican pesos)
 
SOCIAL PROGRAM
Coordinates on each exchange bases.
MUST SEE

Must-see destinations

  1. Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo. Santo Domingo is considered the oldest city in the New World and in La Zona Colonial (or Colonial City) its rich culture and history can be appreciated. In the Colonial City of Santo Domingo, you can walk through cobblestone streets and appreciate the Spanish colonial architecture, music, art, museums, restaurants, gift shops and much more.

  • Isla Saona, La Altagracia. The Saona Island is a tropical island that is a national reserve and part of the East National Park. Excursions to this island are organized daily in catamarans or motor boats.
  • Bavaro-Punta Cana. Located in the easternmost point of the Dominican Republic, Bavaro-Punta Cana is well known for its 32 km of white sands and clear water beaches. Here you will find amazing beaches, balnearies, ecological reserves and luxury hotels.

  • Los Tres Ojos, Santo Domingo. Los Tres Ojos (or The Three Eyes in English) is a limestone cave in Santo Domingo that has 3 fresh water lakes. These caves used to be inhabited by Taino Indians, who were the first inhabitants of the Hispaniola island. The cave is open from 9 am to 5 pm.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
None.