Brazil (IFMSA Brazil) - Vitoria da Conquista/BA - Faculdade Santo Amaro (FASA)
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
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Coloproctology, Oncology, Thoaracic Surgery
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November, December
25 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
Host Family, Student Flat or Restaurant
Host Family or Student Flat
Bring your stethoscope, your white coat, your surgery clothing and your Student Handbook/Logbook! Any further questions, contact our LEOs or your contact person.
https://www.facebook.com/ifmsafasa/
LEOs
FASA SCOPE
OVERVIEW
Vitória da Conquista is the third largest city in Bahia State, whose capital is Salvador, in Northeast Region of Brazil. Vitória da Conquita is localized in the southwest of Bahia, near the north of Minas Gerais and some beachs, like in Ilhéus and Porto Seguro. The city is the economic center of the southwest of Bahia, besides be a educacional center, attracting many students.

Different from others citys of Bahia, the city has an altitude of almost 1km, making the weather not so hot, but enjoyable.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
FASA (Santo Agostinho health college) was founded in the state of Minas Gerais and in 2015 started the activities in Vitória da Conquista, when Medicin was implanted. Our college is located near of the city center and is near of a lot of hospitals and clinics.

FASA is able to send students to the General Hospital of Vitória da Conquista (which is referece in Traumatology and General Surgery), Hospital São Vicente and Hospital Samur (which is reference in oncology).

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
None.
BOARDING
The host student or family will provide at least two meal per day.
LODGING
The incomings are alocate in students flat house, family houses or republic houses, where students share a house and create a family bound. They will have their own bed and will be provided with one bathroom that can be shared or not, and internet acess, on the house or on the college.
TRANSPORTATION
Airplane, bus, car.

The central bus stations is close to the university, only 5 minuts by car, and 20 minutes on foot, but there is a lot of bus stops really close to FASA.
There is taxis, witch are easily accessile, by phone calls or mobile app.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
When the incoming arrives, we throw a welcome party, go to dinner, go to Happy Hours, some parties and, when the time comes, we have a goodbye party. Also, the incoming can participate in our local committee meetings and explain how is university and IFMSA is his/her country, and also share some experience. 
Besides that, we use to go to places to eat, talk, make some activities and have some fun.
MUST SEE
Due to being a university city, Vitória da Conquista has many places to visit, mainly partys and social programs. Almost all nights there is places where anyone can go and have a nice time.
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