International Medical Camp in the Philippines

Be a part of a team of national and international doctors, nurses and medical students to serve the medical needs of a developing country in a resource poor area. Residents, fellows, and faculty are welcome. The entire trip is funded by the Department of Medicine's Global Health Program and the BICOL Foundation.

Philippines IMG 11-2019

  • Team of 5-7 UCH residents/fellows work alongside 6 or more other senior physicians, medical students, and nurses from other hospitals.
  • The most senior physician of the team, Dr. Mitchell Schuster has been running this clinic for over 20 years. His wife is from this region of the Philippines and knows the language, culture, and community well. She is there with the medical team to arrange for daily meals, weekend social activities, and other day to day support of the medical staff.
  • Dr. Schuster teaches and trains residents and medical students in procedures and helps them with patient management.
  • An additional unique opportunity is to work with doctors from Nepal who have extensive expertise in tropical and developing world medical care.
Walking to clinic

Contact Information

​Ali I. Musani, MD, FCCP
Vice Chair, Global Health
Department of Medicine