The International Physician Training Program provides international physicians with experiences to watch all standard and novel procedures and surgeries, and to attend patient rounds and teaching conferences.


  • To provide opportunities for foreign physicians to acquire clinical experiences through actual practice in their field.
  • To promote comprehensive and collaborative researches.
  • To encourage mutual understanding between two countries through scientific cooperation.

Training sites and Available Specialties

CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University College of Medicine

  • Infection, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Oncology, Hematology, Respiratory/Allergy
  • Dental Medicine, Dermatology, Family Medicine, Neurology, Oriental Medicine, Psychiatry, Radiation Oncology
  • Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Urology
  • Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, Radiology, Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Female Urology, Fertility Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery
  • Duration

    • The length of the program is one to three months.

    Application Process


    • Fully trained international physicians and specialists currently practicing abroad
    • International residents and fellows currently enrolled in a residency/fellowship program at a foreign institution and who are expected to graduate from that same institution
    • International medical students currently enrolled at an international medical school and who are expected to graduate from that same school

    How to apply

    • Applications are presented to one specialty only; please select the one specialty that reflects your area of expertise or that you are most interested in
    • Complete the application form and submit all required documents by e-mail


    • Application Form (CV/ Resume), Certificate of medical license, Certificate of employment, Copy of Passport, Photo of 3.5 * 4.5cm size taken within last 6 months (color-scanned)

    Program Contacts



    • We do provide one room inside the Hospital. Rent will be noticed later.


    • CHA Bundang Medical Center presents all observers with a certificate of attendance on completion of this program.
    • The Korean government prevents observers from having patient care responsibilities or involvement in any form of medical practice without supervision.
    • Participants should shadow under the supervision of a staff physician.
    • Participants from Kazakhstan should not damage the honor and assets of the training hospital during the training program.
    • Participants should obey Korean law.