Summer In Ecuador 2013: Intercultural Medicine in The Andes

During your time abroad, you will:

  • Learn about traditional medical practices
  • Visit hospitals and clinics engaging in Intercultural Medicine
  • Study the worldview of medicinal healing from Shaman Jacha Santillan
  • Discover how Quichua farmers practice medical ethnobotany

Course could be used for Anthropology 301/498; Sociology 495, 419 or 424; HD 495/Multicultural Perspectives requirement; KINE 495/KINE UD Elective and may work toward requirements for Nursing, Global Studies, and Continuing Medical Education (CMEs) and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Medical Professionals.


  • Class level:  Students with upper-division standing by the end of Spring 2013
  • GPA:  2.75 and above; good academic standing


3 units ANTH 301/498 or SOC 495/419/424 or HD 495/Multicultural Perspectives requirement or KINE 495/KINE UD Elective

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Course No: TBD
Units: 0.0
Begin Date: June 1, 2013
End Date: June 28, 2013
Begin Time: N/A
End Time: N/A
Meeting Days: N/A
Location: Ecuador
Instructor: TBA
**Please see course description above for how to register and pay for this course.