Israel
NMO GENERAL INFORMATION
Israel FIMS
LANGUAGE
REQUIRED LANGUAGE
Hebrew
English
(GMT+02:00) Jerusalem
Israeli new shekel
SCOPE Active
SCORE Active
Israel (FIMS) - Beer Sheva
Israel (FIMS) - Haifa
Israel (FIMS) - Jerusalem
Israel (FIMS) - Tel Aviv
Israel (FIMS) - Zefat

70 SCOPE STUDENTS
6 SCORE STUDENTS
SCOPE EXCHANGE CONDITIONS
SCORE EXCHANGE CONDITIONS
http://www.taumed.org
NEOs
Dean Ariel
Ravit Yohay
NOREs
Adi Weichhendler
Adi Weichhendler
WELCOME NOTE
SHALOM and Welcome to your Israeli medical exchange experience!
OVERVIEW
Israel is a tiny country that nevertheless offers a huge variety of world heritage sights, history, nature, multi-culturalism, entertainment and the most important of all! Optimism:)!

There is only one way to discover the real Israel, and it might surprise you,
you should come and see yourself!:-)!
HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
Health care in Israel is universal and participation in a medical insurance plan is compulsory. All Israeli citizens are entitled to basic health care as a fundamental right.

Israel has one of the most technologically advanced and highest-quality healthcare systems in the world. Hospitals in Israel are equipped with modern facilities and high-quality medical technology. Medical personnel are very well-trained!!

40% of Israeli physicians are women :)

Research:
Israel is a world leader in medical and paramedical research, and bio-engineeing capabilities. Medcal and clinical research account for over half of Israel's scientific publications, and the industrial sector uses this extensive knowledge to develop new pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, and treatment therapies. Among other areas of medicine, Israel is a leader in stem cell research, with the largest number of articles, patents and research studies per capita, as well as research into regenerative medicine and medical marijuana and many many other fields !

MEDICAL EDUCATION
In Israel it takes 6 years to complete medical school, we have a minimum of 2 years of preclinical studies and a minimum of 4 years of clinical studies including a 12 months lasting practical year.
TRANSPORTATION
Railway, buses.


Note:
No public transportation during Shabat! = friday afternoon to saturday evening!!
Please take this into account.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
National social program is usually held during the summer, taking you to a tour to see the most intresting places in the HOLY LAND! 

Usually every local committee can provide some social activity as well!
Just ask your contact person about it:-)!
MUST SEE
Tel Aviv the city that never stops, culture, entertainment, beaches and the best nightlife!

Jerusalem, our capital, the most magical and spiritual place, holy for many can also offer some great cultural experiences and decent nightlife.

Sea of Galilea, The dead sea, Massade, Caesarea, Eilat and many more!!

CULTURAL DIFFERENCES
People are friendly which might be mistakenly percieved as rude....

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
We are sure you will fall in love with the food:-)!