Launching Medical Careers
Gap Medics awards three scholarships every year to exemplary premedical AMSA members. Each scholarship covers the registration fee and price of a two-week physician shadowing program in either Africa or Thailand.
To find out more and apply, visit our scholarship page.
Why Gap Medics?
Gap Medics is a global leader in premedical shadowing programs abroad. Every year, our partner hospitals in Africa, Asia, and Europe welcome thousands of students from around the world to gain first-hand insights into global health, health careers, and the clinical environment. On top of our core programs, which include professional mentorship and time spent in patient wards and operating rooms, we offer experiences that students never forget. Whether they’re observing surgery, roving over breathtaking landscapes, or immersing themselves in fascinating cultures, Gap Medics students have the adventure of a lifetime.
If your ultimate goal is gaining admission to medical school, this career-affirming experience is one you don’t want to miss.
Weekly Programming Features:
- Dedicated physician mentor
- Placement in a specialty hospital department
- 23 hours of shadowing experience
- 3x Global Health Tutorials
- Exclusive accommodations
- In-house catering
- Friendly on-site support
- Airport arrival transfer
- Local orientation
- Help with preparations
- Online trip planner
See What We Do
Check out what a Gap Medics student wanted to convey about her experience below!