Public Health and Medicine: The French Model
This intensive Summer program in Paris is open to both Undergraduate and Master's students interested in doing a comparative study of the North American and French models. This program is open to all majors but will be of particular interest to students in the areas of pre-med, pre-nursing, public health, health science and social work.
June 3rd, 2018 - June 30th, 2018
Earn 4 university credits
Course modules will focus on various aspects of public health practices such as Healthcare and Poverty, Woman and Children’s Health, Emergency Medicine, Mental Health, HIV and STDs and more. Each module will be complimented with lectures and visits to local hospitals and health-related organizations such as OECD, médecins du monde, Pasteur Institute …
Classes and visits with specialists in the field
The Professor : Laurence Alemanni is a French Language and Culture Professor, specialized in Medical French. She currently teaches at Université Paris Descartes and Pasteur Institute and formerly taught at King’s College School of Medicine in London. You will also have time during your observership to learn directly in the field.
Housing in the center of Paris
Students will stay in the historic Foyer International des Etudiants in the 5th arrondissement just across from the Jardin de Luxembourg. The FIE was founded in 1906 and was the first student foyer open in the famous Latin Quarter of Paris. Students will stay in shared dormitories and have access to common rooms and a roof-top terrace.
Cost Estimate of Participation
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