Your medical elective in Arequipa will open your eyes to a range of ailments you’re unlikely to have encountered before, and are specific to Peru. From dermatological issues caused by high altitude, to domestic violence injuries, expect to have your existing knowledge both challenged, and rapidly expanded. The high number of specialists in our partner hospital means relevant and valuable knowledge will surround you. Arequipa is also a great site for adventures. Trekking to the famous Incan ruins of Machu Picchu is just one of many trips you can take. Read what our students think below

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Andrew McKinlay

University of Queensland 2018

Medical, Peru Arequipa

"All of the doctors I saw were amazing, and on a number of occasions I was blown away by their resourcefulness, as well as the fortitude of the patients."

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