On a medical internship in Cambodia, you’ll face tropical infectious diseases most likely unfamiliar to you. TB and malaria are commonplace, as is HIV meaning you’ll learn a breadth of skills from specialists as you rotate through a diverse range of departments. Aside from the clinical experience, you find that Cambodia encapsulates Southeast Asian culture at its most stunning. Taste mouthwatering street food, discover ancient temples deep in the jungle, and enjoy the nightlife in Phnom Penh — the city’s lively capital. Read what our students think below!
"I had the chance to scrub into the surgical theatre and assist in a hernia mesh replacement surgery."Read more
"This trip increased my self-confidence enormously."Read more
"Local staff banded together to deliver the best possible care to their patients."Read more
There were no epidurals, and limited anaesthesia during labour.Read more
"Put yourself forward, build relationships with your supervisors and you will get so much more out of your placement. "Read more
"I encountered a lot of interesting cases that were at much more advanced stages than I’ve seen in Australia. Patients wouldn’t even know they were sick until things became quite severe".Read more