Hospital Description

Country: 
Japan
Setting: 
Urban
Number of Patient Beds: 
186
Bed Occupancy Rate: 
70-80%
Outpatients Seen Per/Day: 
300-400
Departments/Specialties: 
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

Trip Logistics

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: 
June 18, 2012