Summer Extern Activity: China California Heart Watch (China)

Thursday, May 17, 2018

June 6 - July 27 & August 1 - 21, 2018, financial aid packages available

The Extern activity is intended for college students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or public health.

Your externship will begin in China Cal's headquarters in Dali, Yunnan. There you will participate in a 2 day orientation training
designed to educate you on basic heart anatomy, congenital heart disease and clinical evaluation of patients.

Then you will have the opportunity to observe cardiac surgeries and procedures at Fuwai Cardiovascular Disease Hospital in Kunming,
Yunnan. Afterwards you will travel with the China Cal Medical Team to a rural county in a remote part of Yunnan Province to assist physicians as they give cardiac exams to children and adolescent patients. You will gain practical experience in patient interaction and learn in detail about congenital heart disease by scribing for our physicians. You will experience first hand the unique challenges and rewards that come along with providing health care in a developing country.

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