Severance International Fellowship (SIF) is open to foreign physicians, dentists, nurses, medical technicians, or hospital administrators who wish to experience clinical care, operative procedures, and participate in research activities at Severance Hospital(Sinchon) Seoul, Korea. This program builds on the hospital’s long legacy and mission to educate future clinical leaders in healthcare and ultimately reducing health inequalities in the global society.
The International Fellowship program of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology aims to provide overseas clinicians with the knowledge and experience to diagnose and treat patients of different ages, from newborns to adults, with congenital heart disease.
One must be a pediatric specialist in order to participate in hands-on practice for the International Fellowship program of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology.
Trainees will observe and practice outpatient and inpatient care, and perform echocardiography under supervision(for 1-3 months, depending on proficiency), and independently.
There is no additional qualification requirement for training in cardiac catheterization and intervention, but we will give preference to one who has experience in pediatric cardiology. Trainees will observe and practice cases with patients of cardiac catheterization and intervention, and in case of practice the procedure will be performed under supervision.
Trainees will participate in morning conferences including congenital heart disease case conference on Thursday. they will also take part in the Book review session on Monday afternoon.
All participants of our SIF program will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the training. The certificate will be issued by the President & CEO of Yonsei University Health System.
Severance Academy operates various SNS or online communities, where you can communicate freely with other international trainees who were in Severance before or will be training soon. You can get help from other physicians or medical staffs before you come to Korea and get some useful tips including their training experience, accommodations, good restaurants near the hospital etc. We will also update the newest news of Severance regularly at this homepage. Severance Academy will also host offline gatherings exclusive for international trainees, or invite you to official events hosted by Severance Hospital or governement institutions.
SIF Tuition fee is 3,000 USD / 1 month.