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Travelling abroad with TPaIDA™

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This section of the TPaIDA.org web site will provide you with the tools you need to begin your involvement with TPaIDA™.

Application for Medical Internship / Study Abroad

 

To apply for the medical internship and study abroad through the Tropical Pathology and Infectious Disease Association (IPTEI), please fill out the application/questionnaire attached. If applying for travel, please include a mandatory $75.00 processing fee with your application. It is due upon submission.

Tuition is $2,975, which includes all, course materials, breakfasts, lunch, hotel accommodations in Cuzco, and a 2 day and 1-night jungle/river medical/clinic. The tuition fee does not include flight; each student is responsible for the cost of his or her flight. Additional trips (including Machu Picchu) may be arranged for an additional fee.

Please note that 20% of the tuition is due upon the receipt of your acceptance. Half of the remaining balance of the tuition is due 30 days after admission into program and the remaining tuition balance is due 60 days from the class start date. All fees are nonrefundable. For more information please contact (IPTEI), at the address and phone number provided below. TPaIDA Is The INSTITUTO DE PATOLOGIA TROPICAL Y ENFERMEDADES INFECCIOSAS (IPTEI) E.I.R.L a Peruviana Compaña. Refundas are gobernó
by Peruvian law. RUC 20490552341. Tuition fees are subject to change.

For additional information about study abroad, contact TPaIDATM at:
TPaIDATM, (IPTEI) URBANIZACION MARISCAL GAMARRA 18D 1ra E – Cusco, Peru

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The Tropical Pathology and Infectious Disease Association (IPTEI) is a private, educational organization designed to educate students in the basic science, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious tropical diseases while providing medical assistance to other countries.

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Introduction to the Clinical Pathology and Basic Science of Infectious Tropical Diseases Medical Internship

This course is specifically designed for undergraduate students majoring in health care, professional health care specialists, and pre-medical or medical students interested in acquiring first-hand clinical and laboratory experience in the treatment of tropical diseases. It is a 1-week, highly intensive course that integrates clinical care and basic science. The course is designed for small class sizes. It consists of 5 clinical days in local hospitals and a three-day/two-night trip on the Amazon River to conduct a medical clinic that caters to the needs of smaller villages lacking in medical treatment.

Students study with local area physicians in hospitals in Iquitos as well as attending traditional lectures and round table discussion groups.

Tuition is $2,975, which includes all, course materials, breakfasts, lunch, hotel accommodations in Cuzco, and a 2 day and 1-night jungle/river medical/clinic. The tuition fee does not include flight; each student is responsible for the cost of his or her flight. Additional trips (including Machu Picchu) may be arranged for an additional fee.

Please note that 20% of the tuition is due upon the receipt of your acceptance. Half of the remaining balance of the tuition is due 30 days after admission into program and the remaining tuition balance is due 60 days from the class start date. All fees are nonrefundable. For more information please contact (IPTEI), at the address and phone number provided below. TPaIDA Is The INSTITUTO DE PATOLOGIA TROPICAL Y ENFERMEDADES INFECCIOSAS (IPTEI) E.I.R.L a Peruviana Compaña. Refundas are gobernó
by Peruvian law. RUC 20490552341. Tuition fees are subject to change.

Travel to and from Peru can be arranged by TPaIDATM, Inc. Trips to Macchu Picchu can be arranged by TPaIDATM, Inc. for an additional charge.

Number the travel dates you are interested in, in order of preference, dates may change by a day or two to accommodate travel: December 13-21, 2016  –  January 11-22, 2017  –  March 14-22, 2017  –  May 30-June 8, 2017  –  July 11-19, 2017  –  August 1-9, 2017  –  August 15-23, 2017  –  December 13-21, 2017.

Advance program:  December 12-17, 2015  –  May 24- May 29, 2016  – December 12-17, 2016

TPaIDATM students will stay at a four-star hotel located in downtown Iquitos. The hotel has internet access, a café, and a swimming pool. Travel in the Iquitos area is done by local moto-taxi drivers. Tuition also covers the river excursion and jungle accommodations. A portion of the tuition also goes to purchase medicine in Peru for the jungle clinics.

TPaIDA will customize training for health care professionals who wish to study Tropical Medicine in Peru as well as professionals who desire to help developing nations. Customized learning experiences are subject to different tuition rates.

Dr. Percy Inga

Dr. Percy Inga

Chief of Surgery

Dr. Percy Inga, Chief of Surgery at the Hospital EsSalud in Iquitos, Peru is assisted in surgery by Richard Cao from the University of Nevada Reno during a recent TPaIDATM internship.

Dr Rolling examining patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Student examining patient with swollen liver from Malaria