SIHF 2017: Enrollment Now Open!

SIHF 2016 Fellows at Project Huancayo, Peru

SIHF 2016 Fellows at Project Huancayo, Peru

FIMRC is excited to announce that enrollment for the 2017 Summer International Health Fellowship (SIHF) is now open! The SIHF program is a four to eight week immersion and service program designed for undergraduate students pursuing health professions and recent graduates interested in medical school, nursing school, or physician assistant studies. First and second year medical students are also welcome. 

The program requires a four to eight week commitment and offers participants a well rounded itinerary that includes: clinical exposure in medical facilities, community outreach and health education initiatives, as well as an independent project that that is developed throughout summer. The fellowship is available in the following locations: India, Uganda, the Philippines, Peru, the Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua.

The program is divided into two 4-week summer sessions. Participants may choose to participate in one or both sessions. 

  • Session I: June 3 - July 1
  • Session II: July 1 - July 29

For more information about the Summer International Health Fellowship and instructions on how to enroll, please visit Please complete the interest form found here to receive our comprehensive SIHF Information Guide, which includes additional details regarding pricing, accommodations, and a sample itinerary for each location. Spaces fill quickly and are offered on a first come first served basis so we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you plan a great SIHF summer!

Posted on September 15, 2016 and filed under SIHF.