Milan Programs

Hospital and Outpatient Shadowing

The Milan program offers diverse shadowing opportunities, including surgical and medical rotations at leading healthcare institutions. Multimedica Group, comprising both San Giuseppe Hospital and IRCCS Multimedica, prioritizes innovation and patient care excellence. The San Giuseppe Hospital, founded in 1874, is a modern university hospital known for excellence in emergency medicine, hand surgery, and stroke treatment. Research-focused IRCCS Multimedica in Sesto San Giovanni, offers the opportunity to explore a range of valuable experiences for aspiring medical professionals, in fields such as oncology and neurology.


I.C.S. Maugeri (Fondazione Maugeri), dedicated to rehabilitation medicine for over 60 years, emphasizes holistic patient care and research. It believes in helping patients achieve their full potential, resulting in inspiring success stories. Milan-based fellows can also shadow at the Doctors in Italy Outpatient Clinic, offering valuable insights into the doctor-patient relationship and exposure to various healthcare careers outside the hospital setting.


Other available fields: Dentistry, Orthopedics, Cardiology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Cosmetic Medicine, Radiology, Oncology.

*The program may feature one or more of the above mentioned hospitals.

Top choice for:

  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Neonatology
  • Diabetic foot
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Outpatient Primary Care


Discover Milan

Milan, a city with a rich cultural heritage and a thriving contemporary scene, is a global hub for business and attracts students and young professionals worldwide. Renowned for its fashion, art, and finance, it offers a diverse range of experiences. Milan is a fashion lover’s paradise, housing prestigious fashion houses and hosting Milan Fashion Week. The city boasts historical landmarks like the Duomo Cathedral and Sforza Castle, as well as cultural gems such as La Scala opera house. Its contemporary art scene thrives in modern museums and galleries, exemplified by the Fondazione Prada. Additionally, Milan is a bustling center for international business and finance. With its cosmopolitan atmosphere, vibrant nightlife, culinary delights, and cultural richness, Milan caters to a wide range of interests, making it an exciting place to live and study.

Housing in Milan

The housing option in Milan, offered to students in the Doctors in Italy Fellowship program, provides a safe and central location for a comfortable stay. The spacious room is well-equipped with modern amenities, including air conditioning and a private bathroom. The hotel’s recent renovation offers contemporary features, ensuring a pleasant living space and secure environment. Its central location grants easy access to the city’s attractions and amenities, including the metro, allowing students to explore the city conveniently, focus on their shadowing and immerse themselves in the local culture. The friendly and supportive hotel staff enhances the overall fellowship experience for participants.

Summer Programs Dates and Fees 2024

2-week program

4,670 ≈ 4,950$
  • Term 1: June 2 - June 15
  • Term 2: June 23 - July 6
  • Term 3: July 14 - July 27 PROGRAM FULL

3-week program

6,560 ≈ 6,950$
  • Term 1: May 12 - June 1 PROGRAM FULL
  • Term 2: June 16 - July 6 PROGRAM FULL

4-week program

8,350 ≈ 8,850$
  • Term 1: May 19 - June 15

4-week program for credit

10,450 ≈ 11,080$
  • Term 1: May 19 - June 15

Winter Programs Dates and Fees 2024/25

2-week program

4,370 ≈ 4,720$
  • Term 1: December 1 - December 14
  • Term 2: January 5 - January 18
  • Term 3: January 19 - February 1
  • Term 4: February 2 - February 15

3-week program

6,260 ≈ 6,760$
  • Term 1: December 1 - December 21
  • Term 2: January 5 - January 25
  • Term 3: January 26 - February 15

4-week prorgam

8,050 ≈ 8,690$
  • Custom 4 week period: Start dates 5, 12 or 19 January

*Note that program start date listed is always a Sunday and your housing is available from that day. The first day of shadowing is the Monday after move in day. The last day of the program stated is always a Saturday and housing is booked for you up until this morning. The last day of shadowing is the Thursday of that week. The last Friday is kept for final packing and personal tasks, therefore you can checkout on Friday instead of Saturday if that is preferable for you.

Included with the fees

Currently accepting candidates:

Pre-meds, Pre-PA, Pre-nursing, Health sciences, Allied Health, Pre-pharmacy, Pre-dental, Public Health, PA, Nursing students, Medical students, Gap-year, Post-bacc, Global Health, Biomedical engineering, Healthcare related paths


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