AIC Kijabe Hospital, located in Kijabe, Kenya, one hour outside Nairobi, is a tertiary-care facility with training programs in nursing, anesthesia, surgery (general, pediatrics, and pediatric neurosurgery), family medicine, and other areas of health care. The goals of this international rotation are:
- gain a perspective on global surgery as a vital aspect of public health and its role in attaining the Millennium Development Goals, particularly goals 3, 4, and 5
- acquire experiential knowledge about the provision of surgical care in a low-income environment and demonstrate a logical and appropriate clinical approach to the care of patients, utilizing local resources
- recognize that lessons learned during the 4-week rotation can be integrated into practice when the resident returns to the US
- specific objectives that are competency-based.
|Rondi Kauffmann [Email]
Division of Surgical Oncology, Kijabe Liaison for Surgery
Margaret Tarpley [Email]
Senior Associate in Surgery
Training or Education
|Global Health Topics||
Education, Emergency Medicine, Ethics, Health Systems, Surgery and Anesthesiology
Post-doctoral students, residents, or trainees; Faculty members
Less than 1 month
The program is affiliated with Vanderbilt.
The program does not have a language requirement.