China: Community Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine (Summer)

Educational Excursions

Please note that in order to take advantage of dynamic learning opportunities, program excursions may occasionally vary.

Students participate in one extended excursion north of Kunming, to Dali, Lijiang, Zhongdian, and surrounding villages.  Students there gain insight into minority culture, alternative health practices, and rural life. Students visit clinics, explore Tibetan Traditional Medicine and Dongba traditions, and learn about the vast difference between daily life in urban versus rural settings.

Costs Dates

Credits: 8

Duration: 6 weeks

Program Base: Kunming

Language Study: Chinese

Prerequisites: Previous college-level coursework or other significant preparation in the health sciences or a related field, as assessed by SIT. Read more...


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