WELCOME TO THE PACIFIC PEARL!
Guayaquil is the most populated city of the country, it is also important trading center with regional influence in the commercial, financial, political, cultural and entertainment field. Also know as the "La Perla del Pacifico" is located on the Pacific Coast, the city is on the banks of Guayas River about 20 km kilometers of its mouth in the Pacific Ocean surrounded by the "Salt Estuary" in its southernwestern part and the begining of the "Cordillera Chongón- Colonche, a chain of mountais of the altitude, in the northwest. The Gulf of Guayaquil is the largest water inlet in the Pacific Ocean in South America.
University of Guayaquil
University of Guayaquil is a public university know as "Estatal", is the largest University in the city and the oldest in the city. The faculty of Medical Sciences "Dr. Alejo Lascano Bahamonde" was founded on November 7, 1877.
We count with these hospitals where students can develop their clinical clerkship:
- Hospital Teodoro Maldonado Carbo
- Hospital Infectología José Daniel Rodríguez
Hospital Teodoro Maldonado Carbo
The Hospital of Specialties Teodoro Maldonado Carbo (HTMC) is a Medical Assistance Unit of the Ecuadorian Social Security Institute (IESS), which makes it a health service provider organization, endowed with administrative and financial autonomy, but integrated into the Public Health Network that relies on the Reference System and Institutional Counter-reference. It is located on "Avenida 25 de Julio", south of the city. It has several specialties where incomings can perform their rotations.
Hospital de Infectología José Daniel Rodríguez
The Infectology Hospital, Dr. José Daniel Rodríguez Maridueña, is a health unit with a third level of care and a second level of complexity. This National Reference Hospital has maintained a constant vigilance and monitoring for the prevention, timely diagnosis and treatment of endemic diseases such as dengue malaria, leptospirosis and other pathologies. It is located 5 minutes from the University of Guayaquil, located at Julián Coronel and José Mascote streets.
Prevalence of Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome in a Female Population: Cross-sectional study in women of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the University of GuayaquilThis project began in November 2018, with the aim of identifying the prevalence of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in women aged 18-45 in the city of Guayaquil. The project consists of 5 phases, and establishes a basis for more complex research and extrapolating the results to the Ecuadorian adult female population.
Project Type: Clinical Research Without Laboratory Work
Fields: Epidemiology, Nutrition, Genetics, Pathophysiology.
LORE: Mercedes Robles Galarza
The medical student from the host family will guide the exchange in everything including transportation, communication and general recomendations from the city. We'll make you feel as part of our family!
You can use the MOOVIT app to get around the city safely.