Learning Abroad 101, Pre-Departure Orientation, Participation Requirements for Learning Abroad, Pre-decision & Post-decision Steps, Travel Health Clearance
This month long elective provides an exposure to urban and rural Thailand, tropical medicine, public health issues, clinical work, and exposure to the culture and history of Thailand and the Burmese refugees/displaced persons.
See the "Finances" section below for information on the Pedersen Family Scholarship for Physician Assistant students.
Program is part of semester-long PA course (Graduate)
Clinical elective for medical students
Courses are subject to change
Click on the Courses Offered link above for more information, including prerequisites
Possible excursions may include:
Kings Palace, Bangkok
Various Buddhist Temple (Wats)
Ancient Cities of Northern Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
HIV Hospital, Lop Buri
Elephant Hospital, Chiang Mai
LEARNING ABROAD BADGES
In addition to taking classes, students enrich their time abroad by participating in Learning Abroad Badge opportunities such as, Career Development, Language Immersion, Research Experience, and Community Engagement:
The Learning Abroad Badges listed in the Fact Sheet above are included in this program. Some programs offer opportunities to earn additional Learning Abroad Badges through independent options. Students interested in earning multiple Learning Abroad Badges can participate in the Global U Program and receive special recognition at graduation.
Scholarships are available for Degree-Seeking, University of Utah students
Financial Aid might apply, visit your Financial Aid Counselor for more information
LEARNING ABROAD HANDBOOK
The Learning Abroad Handbook outlines the University of Utah's eligibility requirements, financial policies, conduct standards, administrative procedures, academic expectations, as well as visa and passport guidelines for Learning Abroad Programs. ALL participants are subject to the rules and regulations in the Learning Abroad Handbook. It is every participant's responsibility to read the Learning Abroad Handbook and contact Learning Abroad with any questions.