U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Japan Externship Program

U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Japan Externship Program is offered to selected medical students and graduates of Japanese medical schools. The purpose of the externship program is to provide exposure to western-style medicine.

Externships are available in various medical/surgical specialties, including Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics-Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Urology, and Radiology.

Rotations are 5 days each. Externs assume costs for all transportation, accommodations, and other expenses incurred while participating in the externship program. A list of available hotels and phone numbers will be supplied to each applicant.

U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa is the largest overseas U.S. Naval Hospital. The new state-of-the-art medical complex sees more than 25,000 visit per year. U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa is the referral center for U.S. military personnel in the Western Pacific, including ships at sea.


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