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Doing Medical Electives in


Dear Students and Doctors,

Thanks for your interests in doing medical electives in Vietnam.

In this beautiful country, you will learn of the most diverse and complex diseases such as tuberculosis, leprosy, tropical diseases from experienced teachers, as well as immerse deeply into Vietnamese cultures and cusine. 


  • Good standing in current medical school or residency program with a letter of recommendation from the Dean or Program Director

  • Holding current valid medical license (if senior medical /surgical resident or attending physician) 

  • Fill out application forms (update later)

  • Fluency in Vietnamese is a plus

  • You are responsible for your health insurance, airfare, and local commodities. 

Our affiliated hospitals in Vietnam:

+ Hochiminh City (Saigon) University Medical Center
+ Can Tho University Medical Center 

+ Tay Ninh Le Ngoc Tung Hospital 

+ Hanoi Dr Binh Clinics 

For more information, please contact Ms Duong Tran, Director of VietMD in Vietnam at



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