Country: Japan

Setting: Urban

Number of Patient Beds: 186

Bed Occupancy Rate: 70-80%

Outpatients Seen Per/Day: 300-400


  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • OB/GYN
  • Anesthesia

Typical Cases:

  • Acute care cases

Types of Health Care Students Accepted:

  • Medical
  • Nursing/NP
  • Dental
  • PT

Languages Spoken:

  • Japanese

Language Requirements/Fluency:
Must be fluent in Japanese

Additional Volunteer Opportunities:
Hospice Ward volunteer position may be available

Max Number of Students: 2

Recommended Airport: Tokyo Internaitonal, both Narita and Haneda

Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizen: No

Transport from Airport Provided: None provided, use public transportation

Transportation Costs: $20-$30 by train

Time from Airport to Hospital: 1-2 hours

Type of Student Housing: Not provided, must arrange for own housing

Cost of Housing/night: $80 a night at nearby Inn

Meal Plan: Free lunch provided

Cost of Meals/day: An average meal cost is $10 in Tokyo

Recommended Months to Visit: April-June, September-November

Additional Fees: Living expenses in Tokyo are rather high

Comments from Site:
Prefer students interested in future employment


Last Updated: 2012-06-18