The UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery is at the forefront of achievement in its field. The experienced faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and translational research are an ideal combination for optimized patient care and treatment.
For the 29th consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has named UCLA medical centers among the country's best. UCLA Ear, Nose, and Throat inpatient care is consistently ranked among the top out of more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide.
INTERNATIONAL OBSERVERSHIP PROGRAM
The UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery Observership Program is an informal observational experience that enables participants to learn procedures, as well as to observe patient rounds and teaching conferences. Participants spend 1 to 3 months shadowing renowned physicians to better understand how the department functions and gain experience and knowledge through a first-hand look into the daily activities of our specialists at all our sites.
Federal regulations prevent observers from having patient care responsibilities or involvement in any form of volunteer research. English proficiency as well as an active medical license in home country is a requirement. Please visit https://www.uclahealth.org/international-services/international-physician-observership-program for more information or to apply.
Please note there is a training fee of $4,000/month for the observership program.
Applicants must have sufficient funds to carry out their research and educational activities at UCLA. Please contact us at IntlEdu@mednet.ucla.edu for information on the minimum amounts required to qualify.
Visiting observers are required to purchase health insurance prior to arrival to the US. Health insurance must provide coverage for the entire duration of your fellowship.
For additional questions regarding the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery International Observership Program, please contact IntlEdu@mednet.ucla.edu