Culture & Innovation in Healthcare

VIA’s comparative health care programs empower medical students from across Asia to become empathetic, self-aware doctors able to communicate across boundaries. Programs combine cultural immersion, critical analysis and experiential learning activities with opportunities to experience the clinical, technological and entrepreneurial forces dramatically reshaping health care in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Exploring Health Care

Program Dates: Spring 2023 (virtual): March 12-18 (Asia/Africa Time) | March 11-17 (US Time) || Summer 2023 (Silicon Valley): August 6-18
Open to: University students studying in a health-related field (pre-med, pharmacy, nursing, public health, etc)
Location: Spring: Virtual | Summer: Silicon Valley (in-person)
Application Deadline: Round 1 / Kyoto: Dec 4, 2022 (US Time) | Round 2: Jan 29, 2023 (US Time)