International Family Aids Program (IFAP)

IFAP is a program of the College of Physicians and Surgeons serving students at all four CUMC schools

Interdisciplinary Summer Internship Program

Dental students traveling to La Romana will spend 7 weeks working on an IRB-approved oral health research project in collaboration with a local organization. Specific projects are yet to be defined but may include dental care for children or adults living with HIV or adults with diabetes and obesity. Students will receive pre-departure and on-site orientations as well as on-site supervision.  Students must apply for this opportunity through IFAP.

DíGAME Summer Spanish Immersion Program

Participants in the Dígame program spend weekday mornings in Spanish class while afternoons are dedicated to project placements, with an emphasis on practical use of the Spanish language and cultural competency skills. Students will participate in additional cultural immersion activities including cultural seminars, art gallery visits, movie screenings, and topical immigrant-related discussions.  Students must apply for this opportunity through IFAP.

Learn more about IFAP programs