Mexico (AMMEF) - Matamoros
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
489193
750
emergency medicine, family medicine, general surgery, prevention and care medicine, internal medicine- general
JANUARY, MAY, JUNE, JULY, AUGUST, DECEMBER
4 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
Two per day
host family or student appartment--

Same as in our NMO's ECs.
You are required to ware lab coat and white clothes and shoes to the hospital.

SCORE national EC


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LEOs
Gabriella Hernandez
OVERVIEW

--Matamoros is a city located north of Tamaulipas. It is the second largest and most populous municipality in all of Tamaulipas. Matamoros is located south of the mouth of the Rio Grande, bordering the border city of Brownsville, Texas. Also, it is the thirty-ninth largest city of Mexico, and belongs to the third metropolitan area of Mexico, greater metropolitan area of Tamaulipas, only behind Reynosa and Tampico. Subsequently, it is located in the Fifth most populous and largest transnational conurbation of the United States-Mexico Border, after Tijuana, Cd. Juarez, Mexicali and Reynosa, as the metropolitan area of Matamoros-Brownsville.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
  • Ø Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas Facultad de Medicina e Ingeniería en Sistemas Computacionales
  • Ø Clínica Hospital“Dr.ManuelF.RodríguezBrayda”–ISSSTE
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS

We don’t have it this year, but we are working on getting it active.

BOARDING

Two per day in hospital.

LODGING
  • host family
  • student appartment

TRANSPORTATION
  • international air port of Monterrey/Browsnville
  • National Airport in Matamoros.
  • International airport of Reynosa
  • Matamoros Local Bus Station
SOCIAL PROGRAM

--We would provide you with an amazing experience of our wonderful city. During your stay with us we will take you to enjoy our many taquerias (I do believe we have a lot), museums, Bicicasa, the market, our beach, a legends tour and most importantly we would show you how a BBQ is actually done. Our social program will be more interesting during the months of May, June and July. Now don’t you worry if your not able to come you will still be able to enjoy your stay here.

MUST SEE

Ø January: anniversary of the foundation of Matamoros.
Ø June: Expo Fiesta Matamoros where musical, crafts and livestock expositions take place.
Ø December 12: the day of Virgin Mary 12.
Ø Various parades that correspond to the dates of September 15, November 20, Christmas, spring, etc.
Ø Parque Olímpico Cultura
Ø Instituto Regional de Bellas Artes
Ø Teatro de la Reforma
Ø Lienzos Charros (La Costeña, San Juan de los Esteros y Villa de Matamoros)
Ø Colegio San Juan siglo XXI Escuela Superior de Música--

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

--We accept PRE-CLINICAL students (Only in 2 departments and 2 per month)
The city of Matamoros has a warmhumid subtropical climate, with mild winters, and hot, humid summers.