The Trad Maternity Hospital, as it was originally known, was founded in 1940 by the late Dr. Fouad Trad. Under the helm of Dr. Trad, who was one of the first Obstetrician/Gynecologists in Beirut, the institution quickly gained notoriety locally as well as regionally. This elective allows students to experience the Lebanese healthcare system through clinical rotations at TRAD Hospital, a small private hospital in Beirut. The most notable health issue in Lebanon is the rapid growth of breast cancer patients in Lebanon.
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Focus Areas: Breast Cancer Studies, Radiological Services and Women’s Healthcare
MS1 Summer Internship: Students who choose this site will be immersed into OB/GYN and women’s health in general. You will be able to observer routine clinic visits, shadow during cesarean sections and deliveries, participate in midwifery and be exposed to a whole new world of clinical practice as it relates to women’s health.
MSIV Clinical Elective: This elective allows students to experience the Lebanese healthcare system through clinical rotations at TRAD Hospital, a small private hospital in Beirut. Students may select a clinical rotation from an array of specialties; however, the most notable health issue in Lebanon is the rapid growth of breast cancer patients in Lebanon.
Application Process: IMP will contact the site on behalf of the student. Once IMP has site confirmation, student will need to complete GW Passport online application.
Estimated Costs: Students can stay in Hotel Cavalier which costs approximately $3500 /month.Students should be mindful that there is no public transportation and must use taxi as a means of transportation. Breakfast will be provided at the hotel but all other meals are not provided and students should expect to pay $10/meal.
Estimated Roundtrip Airfare: $950