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  • Locations: Bangkok, Thailand; Mae Sot, Thailand
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
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Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Faculty-Led Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Type(s): Hostel/Hotel Home Campus: U of U: Utah Campus
Credit Type: Graduate U of U Language(s) of Instruction: English
Minimum Language Prerequisite: Advanced English Language Fluency Badge Opportunities: Career Development, Community Engagement
Eligibility: Course Prerequisite(s), Good Academic & Judicial Standing, Minimum Age: 18, Physician Assistant Students Pre-departure Requirements: Learning Abroad 101, Pre-Departure Orientation, Participation Requirements for Learning Abroad, Pre-decision & Post-decision Steps, Travel Health Clearance
Program Description:
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Thailand 2019
DESCRIPTION

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.

ACADEMICS

  • 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

EXCURSIONS

  • 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:
Badge Opportunities
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.

  • Career Development
  • Community Engagement

FACULTY DIRECTOR

  • Dan Crouse, MPAS, PA-C

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • See Housing Type(s) above
  • Participants are required to use the program housing facilities
  • Housing is included in the program cost

FINANCES

  • Click on the Budget Sheet link above for information about ESTIMATED costs
  • Pedersen Family Scholarship for International Study available for this program. For more information, please contact Dan Crouse. 
  • Participants should read the full Withdrawal Penalty Policy BEFORE applying
  • 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.


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Level of cultural immersion:
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