Hospital Description

Country: 
South Korea
Setting: 
Urban
Number of Patient Beds: 
435
Bed Occupancy Rate: 
85%
Outpatients Seen Per/Day: 
1,100
Departments/Specialties: 
Internal Medicine
Surgery
Pediatrics
OB/GYN
Orthopedic Surgery
Dermatology
ENT
Urology
Opthalmology
Neuro Surgery
Neurology
Psychiatry
Cardio-thoracic Surgery
Radiology
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Laboratory Medicine
Diagnostic Pathology
Pathology
Rehabilitation Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Public Health Education
Community Development
Dentistry
Nutrition/Dietetics
Typical Cases: 
All
Types of Health Care Students Accepted: 
Medical
Nursing/NP
Dental
PT
OT
Public Health
Allied Health (radiology, PA, nutrition)
Languages Spoken: 
Korean, but some staff speak English
Language Requirements/Fluency: 
English, although some Korean is helpful
Additional Volunteer Opportunities: 
Free Medical treatment in local church & community

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport: 
Incheon International Airport, Seoul (ICN)
Transport from Airport Provided: 
No
Transportation Costs: 
About $20 (Express Bus)
Time from Airport to Hospital: 
1hr-1.5hrs
Type of Student Housing: 
Hospital housing if available
Cost of Housing/month: 
Free accomodation can be arranged, subject to availability. Otherwise about $300/month.
Meal Plan: 
Hospital Cafeteria
Cost of Meals/day: 
$6/day
Recommended Months to Visit: 
January-September
Last Updated: 
September 23, 2013