The Medical Student Enrichment Program (MSEP), which began in 1995, provides University of Alabama School of Medicine students with service and training opportunities in developing countries and underserved areas throughout the world.Medical students are eligible to participate in MSEP the summer after the successful completion of the first year of medical school. Sudents must be in good academic standing. The program is designed to encourage and develop humanitarian attitudes and cross-cultural understanding among our physicians-in-training. It fosters interest in assisting underserved populations, and stimulates and supports a ""whole world"" understanding of medicine. Students are encouraged to use resourcefulness, problem solving, observation and comunication skills.
Types of Placements Include:
Community Health Projects or Clinics in Urban or Rural Settings
Medical Student Exchange Programs with Selected Foreign Universities
Health Care Delivery in Clinic or Hospital Settings in Developing Countries.