I. Medical training and interactions with international medical schools and institutions:
Our hospital accepts medicine-related students and staff from international schools and institutions for training interactions. These interactive training programs not only can improve mutual understanding, but also can help raise the standards of medical treatment of other countries, which is the main duty and mission of a national medical center such as NTUH.
Training of international students at our hospital:
In 2016, 192 international students with medicine, dentistry and other medicine-related majors came to our hospital for training. Most of them, 42%, were from the U.S.A., Hong Kong, and United Kingtom. In terms of the fields of practice, 47% of the students received training in the departments of surgery, internal medicine, Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology.
The distribution graph of the countries participated in student training in 2016:
U.S.A.: 16% United Kingdom: 13% Hong Kong: 13% Singapore: 12% Australia: 8% Japan: 7% Thailand: 7% Canada: 4% Austria: 4% New Zealand: 3% Others: 13%
- The Visiting Clinical Scholar Program and the Fellowship Training Program：
In 2016, 85 foreign medical personnel took part in the training program at our hospital (73 physicians, 12 medical staff), 47%, were from Thailand, Mongolia, and Indonesia. The training they received was for the most part, 66%, conducted in the departments of rehabilitation, surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, dermatology.
The distribution graph of the countries participated in physician and staff training in 2016: Mongolia: 20% Thailand: 14% Indonesia: 13% Philippines: 9% Vietnam: 9% Singapore: 9% U.S.A: 8% Korea:4% Malaysia: 3% Others: 11%