Experience of a Medical Intern in a Secondary Healthcare Hospital in Mexico

Authors

  • Jonathan Dazaeth Delgado Sánchez 1. Seven-year Medical Student. Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, México. Social Service Physian of Research. Center for Research and Teaching in Economics, Aguascalientes, México https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9917-9973

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2022.1161

Keywords:

Internship and Residency, Medical student, Personal Narrative [Publication Type]

Abstract

In Mexico, medical training is characterized by 4 or 5 years of studies at a university campus, one year of undergraduate internship and one year of social service.  The undergraduate internship is the theoretical-practical academic cycle that takes place in the clinical fields and is part of the curriculum of the medical career.  Normally we expect to be able to choose a hospital with subspecialties or with prestige in our region. But no matter the type of hospital, the important thing is our attitude to work and learn.

References

General Health Council. Mexican Official Standard NOM-033-SSA3-2018, Health Education. Criteria for the use of medical care establishments as clinical fields for clinical cycles and undergraduate internships for the medical degree. Available from: https://cofemersimir.gob.mx/expedientes/22347. Last updated October 10, 2018; cited Aug 23, 2021.

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Secretary of Health of the State of Aguascalientes. General Hospital Pavilion. Government of the State of Aguascalientes. Available from: https://www.issea.gob.mx/hpabellon.html. Last updated October 10, 2017; cited Aug 23, 2021

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Published

2022-04-25

How to Cite

Delgado Sánchez, J. D. (2022). Experience of a Medical Intern in a Secondary Healthcare Hospital in Mexico. International Journal of Medical Students. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2022.1161

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