India Elective Rotation

Medical students, residents and fellows have the option to do a rotation elective in India.

Primary Sites in Bengaluru, India

  • St. John's Medical College
  • Narayana Health City
  • St. John's Medical College

    St. John's Medical College belongs to the Catholic Bishops Congregation of India. It has an excellent campus and housing for international students.

    Agreements in place for: medical students, residents, fellows

  • Narayana Health City

    Narayana Health City belongs to physicians and investors. It has the world’s largest cardiovascular facility, a regular hospital, a pediatric hospital within the regular hospital, a cancer hospital and an eye hospital. Housing is available at a nearby economic arranged hotel.

    Agreements in place for: medical students, residents, fellows

Other Site Options

  • Chandigarh: Post-graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
  • Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Medanta Health City
  • Hyderabad: Asia Institute of Gastroenterology and LV Prasad Eye Institute
  • Chennai: Frontier Lifeline Hospital Frontier Medicine and Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Center (largest diabetes practice in the world)
  • Coimbatore: PSG Institute of Medical Sciences 
  • Mangalore and Manipal: Kasturba Medical College (2 campuses - one in each city)
  • Cochin: Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences 

Rotation Requirements

If you are interested, you will need:

  • Approval by your program director
  • Approval by the American Board of Anesthesiology for proper credit
  • Approval by the Medical Council of India - this will be facilitated by Dr. Belani and the Program Director at the site (process takes 6 to 12 weeks)
  • A visitor visa to India (process takes 2 weeks)