Rotating Internship Program

The Rotating Internship Program is addressed to last year students of medicine school, according to signed agreements with the universities: San Francisco de Quito, Internacional del Ecuador, Central del Ecuador y Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador, with an annual quota of 8 students per institution.

The goal of the program is to complete medical training in a hospital setting with strong academic programs that allow clinical and personal development of the student.


The Rotating Internship Program is to be completed during a calendar year of activities, divided into five cycles:

  • Clinical: 12 weeks
  • Surgery: 12 weeks
  • Pediatrics: 8 weeks
  • Gynecology: 8 weeks
  • Community Health: 8 weeks

With entering dates in two periods: March 1st and September 1st every year.

Base Hospitals for the rotation program are:

  • Clinical: Hospital Metropolitano
  • Surgery: Hospital Metropolitano
  • Gynecology: Hospital Metropolitano and Maternidad Isidro Ayora
  • Pediatrics: Hospital Metropolitano and Maternidad Isidro Ayora
  • Community Health: Hospital de Cayambe


Personal resume with:

  • Curriculum Vitae and 2 recent pictures.
  • Academic record (kardex grades).
  • Copy of ID (cedula).
  • Voting certificate.
  • Military card.
  • Police record.
  • Copy of academic certificates, personal certificates and dignities.
  • Application form for Alfredo Naranjo, M.D., General Coordinator of the Rotating Internship Program with copy to Raul Jervis, M.D., Medical Education Department Chief.


  • Admitted students will be granted economic aid as scholarship by Hospital Metropolitano during their training.
  • Teaching and Training Program (tutoring).
  • Private health insurance, with coverage throughout the year of the program.
  • Nourishment.
  • Uniforms (apron, surgical suit, towels).
  • Residential use.
  • Internet facilities.
  • Wi-Fi signal.
  • Library facilities.
  • Access to medical pages, such as: UPTO DATE, INARHI.
  • Access to ICT technology (Tablets).
  • Educational material.
  • Access to the Metrociencia Journal.

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