Hospital Description

Country: 
Guam
Setting: 
Urban/Rural
Number of Patient Beds: 
We are an outpatient clinic that also has a dental and eye clinic
Outpatients Seen Per/Day: 
For all departments 250+
Departments/Specialties: 
Family Medicine
Rural Medicine
Family nurse practitioner
Preventive Medicine
OB-GYN
General surgery
Pediatrics
Internal Medicine
Urgent Care
Physician Assistants
Wellness Department
Typical Cases: 
Diabetes
Hypertension
Coronary Artery Disease
Hyperlipidemia
Gout
Types of Health Care Students Accepted: 
Medical students: Last 6 months of 4th year: Clinical elective rotations 1st, 2nd, 3rd year: Internal Medicine Elective Wellness Rotation
Physician Assistants: Last 6 months of 2nd year: Clinical elective rotations
PT, MPH, Wellness internships
Languages Spoken: 
English
Language Requirements/Fluency: 
English
Additional Volunteer Opportunities: 
Annual SDA Guam Clinic Wellness Fun Run (September); Health screenings in the community; Bring an instrument to play at church programs; Visit Guam Adventist Academy (K-12), Visit AWR (Adventist World Radio)

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport: 
AB Won Pat International Airport (GUM)
Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizen: 
None. Guam is a U.S. Trust Territory - but passport is required for all travelers.
Transport from Airport Provided: 
Yes. Clinic hostess will greet students with a lei and take them to assigned housing if available
Transportation Costs: 
None
Time from Airport to Hospital: 
5 minutes
Type of Student Housing: 
Housing, vehicle, and food stipends are not a guarantee. However, clinic housing/condos and a vehicle may be available at no charge
Cost of Housing/night: 
Free if available - Clinic housing/condos are fully furnished and wireless internet available upon request
Meal Plan: 
None
Cost of Meals/day: 
Anticipate to spend between $30-40 if buying at a market or $30-100 if eating out
Recommended Months to Visit: 
Year-round
Notes: 
Due to Guam laws, if you do not have a "Limited Guam License", LLUSOM students in 1st/2nd/3rd year and Internal Medicine residents cannot diagnose or treat patients. Students may experience limited hands-on experience and be able to shadow a physician only.
Last Updated: 
July 26, 2012