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Travel Insurance


All medical students must have emergency/evacuation insurance for fourth year electives in developing countries.

Atena at 1-800-966-7772. They will send the application (cost is $36) or students 26 or younger may purchase the ISIC (International Student Identity Card for approximately $25. It is available online at myisic.com or from Peace Frogs Travel/Outfitters at the Barracks Road Shopping Center (next to Kroger). It covers you for a year and also provides some discounts (airfare as well as museums, hostels, etc.)

Information on International Electives

o UVA - Global Health Electives

o UVA - Center for Global Health

o AMSA - International Health


Other Electives Available

o Indian Health Service


State Department Information

oTravel Warnings



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