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Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing: Homestay, Residence halls Area of study: Biology
Class Status: 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Description:
Medical Practice & Policy 
Engage in a unique pre-medical experience by learning from Swedish medical doctors and researchers, focusing on how research translates into medical practices, and how patient data translates back into research. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore case studies that bridge research and clinical breakthroughs within acute and chronic diseases, and investigate how diagnostic tools and treatment strategies are developed through the dynamic relationships between clinicians, physicians, and scientists 
  • Perform physical examinations and procedures on medical phantoms, such as blood drawing, I.V. entry, and suturing at clinical training center in Stockholm
  • Travel with DIS on course-integrated study tours to visit clinical and diagnostic hospital departments and research institutions, and gain insight into clinical practices, translational research, and the lives of research doctors
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STUDENT PROFILE
This program is right for you if you have an interest in medicine and science and are considering a medical and graduate degree in the health sciences. 

CORE COURSE 

Translational Medicine: From Bench to Bedside 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course has an emphasis on the dynamic relationship between laboratory research and bedside application with the purpose of providing optimal patient therapies. Gain insight into state-of-the-art research and interact with medical doctors who specialize in selected acute and chronic diseases. 
Week-Long Study Tour: London 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level. 
Note: Please be aware that this course does not provide medical training corresponding to that of medical students and does not include shadowing of doctors or physical examination of patients. 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 11/01/2017 11/01/2017 01/13/2018 05/12/2018