Severance International Fellowship (SIF) is open to foreign physicians, dentists, nurses, medical technicians, or health administrators who wish to experience clinical care, operative procedures, learn about the Korean healthcare system, or participate in research activities at Severance Hospital(Sinchon) Seoul, Korea. This program builds on the hospital’s long legacy and mission to educate future medical leaders in healthcare and ultimately reducing health inequalities in the global society.
* For eligibility details of this course, please see "How to Apply" menu.
This course will mainly be consisted of lectures from professionals at Yonsei University College of Medicine, Severance Hospital, Yonsei Graduate School of Public Health etc., field visit to major institutions lke Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency, Emergency Operations Center, National Center for Medical Information and Knowledge, National Biobank of Korea, and Incheon Airport National Quarantine Station.
The participants will also be engaged in academic activities and establish action plans for 11 different global epidemic action topics during the course.
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.