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 Neurosurgery Spinal Fellowship Program aims to provide international physicians with a wealth of knowledge and experience in various fields of spinal surgery (degenerative, spinal cord tumor, MIS, deformity, trauma, etc.). This program immerses colleagues in all aspects of spinal surgical treatment. Fellows are considered trainees with graduation responsibilities in the mentoring model, and independent practice gradually develops. You will be given the opportunity to observe or practice in outpatient clinics and operating rooms. Fellows would be given the opportunity to participate in conferences of the department and domestic conferences. A clinical or basic science research project based on one's own interests and career goals.
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.
Office of International Relations 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.