Eastern Maine Medical Center

Contact Information

Eastern Maine Medical Center
895 Union St., #12
Bangor, ME 04401
207-973-7973
rpritham@emh.org

Description of Program

Multiple opportunities for public health experiences with a clinical component in Latin America, India and Africa. We have regular training sites in India (Herbertpur) and Mozambique (Beira), and varied sites in Latin America.

Location(s) of program: Recent residents have worked in Latin America, Honduras, Ecuador, Peru and India.

Description of field experience: Experience depends on the preceptor. Where there is a board-certified family physician (India, Mozambique), residents do clinical rotations with an optional public health experience; where there is no family medicine preceptor, the experience is public health.

Description of didactics: Self-designed.

Cost to individual resident: Professional development allowance helps pay for travel; there is no specific travel stipend.

Number of residents who have participated in the last two years: 4

Description of faculty involvement: Dr. Jeff Leman is on-site faculty in Herbertpur, India. Dr. Peter Millard is on-site faculty in Beira, Mozambique. Various faculty members in Bangor mentor international experiences.

Does the program accept medical students for trips? Yes

Does the program accept residents from outside the program for trips? No

Approximate time of year/duration of trips: Usually 4 to 6 weeks, depending on availability of elective and away time.

Who to contact if interested in applying: 

Robin Pritham, MD
Faculty Physician
rpritham@emh.org