Three reasons to do a summer fellowship abroad:

Intensive ShadowinG

Rotate clinical areas each week. Observe doctors in different specialties in a hospital setting for 20 hours/week. Fellows typically observe more specialties than in a domestic Fellowship.

Prep for Med School 

Get an edge with real-world observation. Refine and validate your focus in medicine. Take advantage of opportunities in volunteering, medical humanities research, and MCAT prep.

A Global ExperiencE

Understand healthcare in a global context. Shadow in developed hospitals and observe different approaches to solving healthcare issues. Immerse yourself into the local culture and make lifelong friends.

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"The Atlantis Project unites clinical observation, volunteering opportunity, and international exploration into a single entity. Both the medical and exploratory aspects of the Atlantis Project, if they were separate, would warrant an ardent pursuit. When combined, they create an opportunity unlike any other."

- George Bugarinovic, Harvard MD '20

"Serving as an Atlantis Fellow enabled me to learn on-the-ground about the important topic of universal health care in developed countries, as well as witness exciting medical procedures. The physicians and other medical staff I worked with were very kind and enjoyable to work with."

- Rubini Naidu, Carnegie Mellon '16

"The specialties I shadowed were geriatrics, pulmonology, and intensive care. Moreover, shadowing physician-patient interactions in Spanish was a chance to improve my grasp of Spanish medical terminology"

- Ali Khan, University of Rochester '16

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