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Hi!

I am a IMG pre-med from Austria, Europe and will start medical-school in 2017.
Is it possible to gain 'clinical experience' (in form of an observership, internship, participation in a research-project, ...) before attending medical school?

I am aware that 'real' clinical experience might not be possible at this stage but am wondering what kind of options an IMG has to get familiar with the 'US-medical-system' before attending medical school.

Currently, I am enrolled in a bachelor-program in chemistry / computer science which I will complete in autumn 2017...

Thanks, k1dCr4p.
 

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Your best bet may be to contact the medical school that you have been accepted to and see if they have suggestions for you
 
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Thank you for your answer. I might clarify that my medical school will be in Austria als well. I will not attend medical school in the United States.

My future school has a exchange program with an American medical school, in which I could attend from my fourth (out of 5) year. Nevertheless, currently I wouldn'd be eligible for this exchance program since I will be immatriculated from autumn 2017.

Any suggestions what I could do 'before' staring medical school in '17?
 

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Your schools pre-med advisor may have some leads or suggestions for you if you contact them.