Siouxland Medical Educational Foundation

Contact Information

Siouxland Medical Educational Foundation
2501 Pierce St.
Sioux City, IA 51104
1-712-294-5000
s.leonard@slmef.org

Description of Program

Overseas international electives and at home Global Health curriculum.

Location(s) of program: Tanzania, Kenya, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico and other sites as resident arranges.

Description of field experience: Up to 1 month at a time. Can be done multiple times during residency.

Description of didactics: Lectures on international health.

Cost to individual resident: Depends on overseas site.

Number of residents who have participated in the last two years: 1

Description of faculty involvement: Faculty sometimes lead trips. Other times the residents go by themselves or with outside groups. Faculty lecture at main residency.

Does the program accept medical students for trips? No

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

Approximate time of year/duration of trips: 1 month duration at various times of year.

Who to contact if interested in applying:

Dr. Thor Swanson
Associate Director
t.swanson@slmef.org
1-712-294-5000