Khon Kaen University (KKU) - Khon Kaen, Thailand
KKU was one of four regional universities established in 1964 as part of a decentralized development plan for higher education in Thailand. KKUs medical school was established in 1972 and was the first in the northeast region of Thailand and a leading academic center. KKUs main interest emphases are on family medicine and community health and being a collaborative research center for addressing endemic health problems.
KKU provides an outstanding opportunity for students to partake in rotations related to rural and tropical disease medicine and other specialties through the Srinagarind (University) Hospital. Srinagarind Hospital is the main tertiary medical referral centre for Northeast Thailand and serves as the main teaching for the Faculty of Medicine for KKU. The hospital has over 1000 beds, 21 operating theatres, 11 nursing care departments, a Blood Bank and serves over 700,000 out-patients and 50,000 in patients each year. Students may choose from a variety of specialties that are offered at KKU such as:
- Rural and Tropical/Infectious Diseases
- Medicine and Subspecialties
- Pediatrics and Subspecialties
- Emergency Medicine
- Clinical Neuroscience
- Surgery and Subspecialties
Students must be able to perform standard clinical duties while in Khon Kaen and are expected to work with a designated faculty mentor, who will evaluate the students progress.
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