summer 2023

Explore health & medicine in Italy.

In partnership with AccMed, the National Academy of Medicine in Italy, spend 4-6 weeks exploring the Italian healthcare system and learning from leading specialists.

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National Academy of Medicine (AccMed)

Learn from Italy's leading specialists affiliated with the National Academy.

Leading specialists & hospitals in Italy.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Italy's top hospitals.

Health policy & systems

Lectures give you a deep understanding of Italy's national healthcare system.

our mission
Connecting US medical students with Italian healthcare.

The primary goal of Outset, which operates in partnership with AccMed (the National Academy of Medicine in Italy), is to improve relationships and connections between US and Italian medical professionals.

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What is outset?

A program in partnership with Italy's National Academy of Medicine.

Who is it for?

Outset is a summer global program designed for US medical students entering M1 or right after M1 year.

What are the dates?

Most of our programs are 3-6 weeks in length. We are working with various medical school academic calendars.

Will I have free time?

Yes! Programming and all healthcare components will be Mon-Thurs, leaving Fri-Sun free for travel in Italy.

About AccMed: the National Academy of Medicine in Italy.

The National Academy of Medicine (AccMed) in Italy is the leading non-profit scientific association for Italy's top medical specialists. Founded in 1991, it is a founding member of the European Federation of Medical Academies (FEAM) and officially recognized by the Italian National Ministry of Health.

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TESTIMONIALS

Hear from students and partners of Outset.

Accmed is very excited to welcome US medical students to Italy and introduce them to the Italian healthcare system & some of our best specialists and hospitals.
Ranieri Guerra, MD
Director of International Relations, AccMed
Former CMO, Italy
Outset is a fantastic opportunity for US medical students who want to get exposure to the Italian healthcare system. Highly recommend.
George Bugarinovic, MD
Harvard Medical School '20
Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, Stanford Health Care
travel & culture

Explore the food, culture, & history of Italy

Rome, Genoa, & more

With Outset you will be traveling to multiple cities in Italy, including Rome and Genoa. Cities vary by program.

Meals & activities

Outset will be coordinating regular group meals and activities to help you explore the food & culture of Italy.

Weekend travel

Programming and all healthcare components will be Mon-Thurs, leaving long weekends free for travel in Italy.

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