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DIS: Sweden: Study Medical Practice & Policy
Stockholm, Sweden (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 15-OCT-2018
**
Rolling Admission 11-JAN-2019 12-MAY-2019
NOTE: Accepted students must commit by October 30th.
Fall Semester 2019 15-MAR-2019 ** Rolling Admission 17-AUG-2019 14-DEC-2019
NOTE: If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by March 25.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language Requirement:
none
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No
Housing: Homestay, University dormitory Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Island
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Margaret Walter
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
Biology
Program Description:
Medical Practice & Policy 
Engage in a unique pre-medical experience by learning from local 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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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It's a good fit if you have an interest in:
  • BIOLOGY
  • BIOMEDICINE/BIOTECHNOLOGY
  • PRE-MEDICINE/HEALTH SCIENCE
CORE COURSE 

Translational Medicine: From Bench to Bedside 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course has an emphasis on the dynamic relationship between bedside application and laboratory research 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. 

Visit our website for a list of additional electives!