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Elective Program

For International Students


SKKU School of Medicine welcomes students from partner universities to join the Elective Program at SKKU-SOM. The students nominated from the partner universities can either choose to join the Clinical Attachment Program (CAP) or Research Experience Program (REP). The students are strongly advised to submit the application documents 6 months in advance to the elective program. The applicants will be provided with the acceptance confirmation at least 3 months before the beginning of the program.


Clinical Attachment Program (CAP)


Clinical Attachment Program allows visiting students to join clinical departments at Samsung Medical Center (SMC) for 4 ~ 6 weeks period. Departments for attachment program are listed below:




- Internal Medicine
- Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Neurosurgery
- Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
- Obsterics & Gynecology
- Ophthalmology
- Otorhinolaryngology
- Urology
- Pediatrics
- Neurology
- Psychiatry
- Dermatology
- Rehabilitation Medicine
- Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
- Diagnostic Radiology
- Radiation Oncology
- Nuclear Medicine
- Laboratory Medicine
- Pathology
- Family Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
- Dentistry



Research Experience Program (REP)


The Research Experience Program provides students with the opportunity to join in the laboratories at the Natural Sciences Campus. Students will have hands-on experience in biomedical sciences research with supervising faculty members from SKKU-SOM. Departments for attachment program are listed below:




- Parasitology
- Immunology
- Microbiology
- Pathology
- Biochemistry
- Pharmacology
- Social Medicine
- Anatomy & Cell Biology

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