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  • Program Terms: Fall, January Term, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: GW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Description:

University of Balamand

This elective provides clinical rotations at St. George University Medical Center. One of the oldest and most prestigious medical centers in Lebanon, St. George Medical Center, located in Beirut, opened in 1878 as a non-profit community hospital. Now in affiliation with the University of Balamand, students can do a variety of electives in:
  • medicine and subspecialties
  • pediatrics and subspecialties
  • family practice
  • anesthesiology
  • emergency medicine
  • clinical neuroscience
  • obstetrics and gynecology
  • surgery and surgical subspecialties
St. George University Medical Center also has a community health clinic for interested students. Students must be able to perform standard clinical duties while in Beirut and are expected to work with a designated faculty mentor, who will evaluate the student's progress.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying to the program, click on the Apply Now button above to get started. Please note you will have to login with your GW Net ID (the first part of your or email address) and GW Net ID Password.

What to Do When You Login:

The system will prompt you to select which semester you would like to attend your international clinical elective. You will not choose by elective block, but rather put Fall, Spring, or Summer depending on the month you will be going abroad.

Please do not hesitate to contact International Medicine Programs (IMP) Office ( with questions or problems applying online.

Do not have a Net ID?

Go to, click on the Account Center link in the top left corner and following the prompts and/or directions from there: