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 Environmental Medical Biology Training Program aims to provide international physicians rich knowledge and experience of various cases and in-depth education related to parasitic protozoology and medical entomology. Fellows will mainly participate in research activities and experiments and will have chances to present and publish their experiment results in meetings or conferences under the supervision of professors.
There are 3 main topics that will be dealt during your training period : Tropical medicine, molecular parasitology, and immunoparasitology. You will choose 1 specific sub-specialty that you would like to focus on for your research and will receive an official ‘Parasitology and Tropical Medicine Program’ Certificate.
You will be spending a lot of time in the laboratories located in Yonsei University College of Medicine or Avison Biomedical Research Center.
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.