El Salvador
NMO GENERAL INFORMATION
El Salvador IFMSA El Salvador
LANGUAGE
REQUIRED LANGUAGE
Spanish
Spanish or English
(GMT-06:00) Central America
United States dollar
SCOPE Active
El Salvador (IFMSA El Salvador) - San Salvador-Evangelica: San Salvador-UEES
El Salvador (IFMSA El Salvador) - San Salvador-Matias: San Salvador-UJMD
El Salvador (IFMSA El Salvador) - Santa Ana - Autonoma: Santa Ana - UNASA
El Salvador (IFMSA El Salvador) - Santa Ana - Evangelica: Santa Ana - UEES

94 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
SCOPE EXCHANGE CONDITIONS
SCORE EXCHANGE CONDITIONS
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NEOs
Marco Córdova
Gilberto Rivas
NOREs
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WELCOME NOTE
Greetings from El Salvador, the SCOPE TEAM of IFMSA-El Salvador welcomes you to our page, if you have any questions please feel free to contact us.
OVERVIEW
El Salvador located in heart of Central America, with 312 km of coast from Pacific ocean it has ones of the most world renowed surfing spots , "El Tunco" and "El Sunzal" which has been host to numerous world class surfing championships, El Salvador is a land of many volcanoes ideal for the hiker enthusiast

We have a rich gastronomic culture, a place where you can taste delicacies such as the "Pupusa" (a corn or rice tortilla filled with cheese, beans, pork, or whatever you like!) or a different array of exotic meats that we assure you will make you come back for more.  Coffee is one of our most prized exports,without exagerating, one of the best in the world.

IFMSA - El Salvador has been activite since 2003, we count with 3 LC's, in 2 different cities: San Salvador the capital, and Santa Ana. The exchange program covers the main 4 main branches of medicine, which will be complemented with classes, assistant surgeron programs and hospital shifts.

So...... what are you waiting for? contact us now and live the experiance of your life!


HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
Public hospitals for those who have no insurance

Private-Public association hospitals for those under the selected goverment/private insurance program.

Private sector.
MEDICAL EDUCATION
In El Salvador it  takes 8 years  to complete the doctorate program, for local students it is:  2 years in basic area, 2 years of preclinical skills,  3 years of clinical service and 1 year of rural social service.


TRANSPORTATION
Depends of the host family you are assigned to.

Contact us for more information regarding public transport routes.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
Every weekend wwith the exchange students, programing will be assigned once you arrive.

Have the opportunity to travel around the country and discover our beautiful beaches and volcanos, the social program is diverse and quite cheerful.

Our sister association ASOCEN-GUATEMALA has a unique social agreement with us, this way you can travel bewtween both countries for social events. (subject to availability of the NMOs) 

for more information please contact us.
CULTURAL DIFFERENCES
The latin american culture is found here, we as salvadorean make our best effort to feel like home. our traditions involves food and music. we have loyal and kind values.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
We only accept students who are fluent in Spanish or English at the moment. 

any questions regarding language barriers? please make sure to contact us.