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Tokyo Women's Medical University 2011 Exchange Program

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Each year, students from Tokyo Women’s Medical University (TWMU) participate in an exchange program with medical schools in the US (Brown, Columbia, Mt. Sinai, Tufts, and U of Texas Houston), Belgium, China, England, France, and Korea.  Students begin preparing for their study abroad experience at spring informational meetings at TWMU (photo at left), go through interviews and training, and then travel the following year to rotate through a teaching hospital abroad.  TWMU welcomes exchange students from abroad each year as well.

Chiyomi Maruki and Kaoru Suzuki, two 5th year medical students, are participating in clinical rotations at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine this winter. As part of the exchange program, Chiyomi and Kaoru recently gave a presentation to the JMSA members-in-training.

Please click "Read More" to read a transcript of their presentation and find out more about student life at a Japanese medical school.

Japan to the United States

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From Tokyo University(東京大学医学部)
- Website with student experiences:
- Official exchange programs
are with UPenn, Ohio State, Hopkins, U Mich, and Wash U

From Tokyo Women's Medical University(東京女子医大)
- Official exchange programs with Brown, Columbia, U of Hawaii, and Mt. Sinai
Website (Japanese): http://www.twmu.ac.jp/U/university/international/int-main.html
- Contact Dr. Yanagisawa (see JMSA directory) for info about Mt. Sinai and Brown
- Contact Dr. Homma (see JMSA directory) for info about Columbia