Milan Programs

Hospital and Outpatient Shadowing

The Milan program includes a broad variety of shadowing options, covering both surgical and medical areas at a teaching hospital, and rotations at an international clinic assisting patients from all over the world.

Multimedica Group - San Giuseppe Hospital and IRCCS Multimedica

Multimedica Group is a leading healthcare provider in Italy, with a focus on innovation and excellence in patient care.

The San Giuseppe Hospital, located in the heart of Milan, is a testament to this commitment.

Founded in 1874, it has evolved into a modern university hospital with three specialized departments: clinical, surgical, and maternal/infant.

As a center of excellence for emergency medicine, the San Giuseppe Hospital is a reference point for hand surgery and offers timely treatment for brain ischemia through its Stroke Center.

For aspiring medical professionals, the San Giuseppe Hospital offers a unique opportunity to learn from top professionals in a variety of fields and gain experience in a dynamic and highly respected medical facility.

In addition to the San Giuseppe Hospital in Milan, Multimedica Group also operates the IRCCS Multimedica in Sesto San Giovanni, a research hospital dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and improving patient care.

The IRCCS Multimedica is a cutting-edge facility that conducts research in a range of medical fields, including oncology, neurology, and cardiovascular medicine.

As a research hospital, it offers exciting opportunities for aspiring medical professionals to participate in cutting-edge research and contribute to the advancement of the medical field.

I.C.S. Maugeri - Fondazione Maugeri (Milan and Pavia)

I.C.S. Maugeri, or Fondazione Maugeri, is a truly inspiring institution that has been dedicated to rehabilitation medicine for over 60 years.


The foundation was established in 1959 by Dr. Pio Maugeri, an Italian physician who was passionate about improving the quality of life for people with disabilities.


From its early days, I.C.S. Maugeri has been committed to providing the best possible care for patients with a wide range of conditions.


Their approach is based on the belief that rehabilitation should be holistic, encompassing not just medical treatment but also emotional support, social integration, and the opportunity to lead a fulfilling life.


Today, I.C.S. Maugeri is one of the leading rehabilitation centers in Italy, with a network of hospitals and clinics throughout the country.


Their focus on research and innovation means that they are always at the forefront of new developments in rehabilitation medicine, and their multidisciplinary approach means that patients receive the best possible care from a team of experts in different fields.


But what is truly inspiring about I.C.S. Maugeri is the way that they view rehabilitation not as a last resort, but as a way to help people achieve their full potential.


They believe that with the right support and treatment, anyone can overcome their limitations and lead a happy, fulfilling life.


Their dedication to this goal is evident in the many success stories of patients who have regained their independence, improved their quality of life, and gone on to achieve great things.


I.C.S. Maugeri is a shining example of what can be achieved through dedication, innovation, and a deep commitment to helping others. Their vocation for rehabilitation medicine is an inspiration to us all, and a reminder that with the right care and support, anything is possible.

Doctors in Italy Outpatient Clinic

Milan-based fellows have an incredible opportunity to expand their medical knowledge and experience by shadowing at the Doctors in Italy Outpatient Clinic in Milan.

This outpatient clinic provides medical assistance in English to a diverse range of patients, including travelers, expatriates, embassies, international students.

Through shadowing at this clinic, fellows gain valuable insights into the doctor-patient relationship and can build closer relationships with medical professionals while developing ease of communication with all parties.

This location is particularly ideal for aspiring doctors interested in primary care, future physician assistants, nurses, and medical assistants who can get hands-on experience, take vitals, review medical histories, and interpret diagnostic tests under the guidance of experienced doctors.

This experience provides a unique opportunity for fellows to learn about healthcare careers outside of the hospital setting and to experience a different healthcare environment.

Top choice for:

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

Other available fields:

  • Dentistry
  • Orthopedics
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Oncology


Discover Milan

Milan is a city with a rich cultural heritage and a vibrant contemporary scene. It is a hub for international business and attracts students and young professionals from all over the world. Known for its fashion, art, and finance, Milan is a cosmopolitan city that has much to offer.


One of the main attractions of Milan is its fashion scene. The city is home to some of the world’s most famous fashion houses and designers, making it a must-visit destination for fashion lovers. From designer boutiques to vintage shops, Milan offers a wealth of shopping options that cater to a range of tastes and budgets. Milan’s Fashion Week, held twice a year, is an exciting event that draws fashion enthusiasts from around the globe.


Milan is also a city steeped in history and culture. From the stunning Duomo Cathedral to the iconic Sforza Castle, the city is filled with historic landmarks and cultural attractions that offer a glimpse into the city’s rich past. The world-famous La Scala opera house is another must-visit attraction for lovers of music and theater.


The city’s contemporary art scene is also worth exploring. Milan is home to a range of modern art museums and galleries that showcase the works of both emerging and established artists. The Fondazione Prada, one of Milan’s newest museums, is a great example of the city’s dynamic art scene.


In addition to its cultural and artistic offerings, Milan is also a hub for international business and finance. The city is home to the Italian Stock Exchange and a range of multinational companies, making it a popular destination for business travelers and professionals.


With its dynamic and cosmopolitan atmosphere, Milan is an ideal city for students and young professionals. The city’s vibrant nightlife, world-class cuisine, and endless cultural offerings make it an exciting and enriching place to live and study. From fashion and art to business and finance, Milan truly has something for everyone.

Housing in Milan

The double room housing option is an excellent choice for students participating in the Doctors in Italy Fellowship program. Located in a safe and central area, the hotel provides an ideal home base for students who are looking for a comfortable and convenient place to stay during their fellowship.

The double room is spacious and comfortable, offering all the necessary amenities for students to unwind and relax after a long day at the hospital.

The room is equipped with modern decor, comfortable bedding, air conditioning, and a private bathroom, ensuring that students have everything they need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

The hotel’s recent renovation has added many new and exciting features to the property, providing students with a contemporary and convenient living space.

The hotel’s central location provides easy access to many of the city’s top attractions and amenities, including museums, restaurants, and public transportation.

Students can easily explore the city and its surroundings, making the most of their time in Italy. The safe and secure area of the hotel ensures that students can relax and focus on their studies, without worrying about safety concerns.

As part of the Doctors in Italy Fellowship program, students have the opportunity to gain valuable experience and immerse themselves in the local medical culture. The hotel’s location and amenities make it an ideal place for students to rest, recharge, and connect with fellow participants. The hotel staff is friendly and attentive, providing students with the support and resources they need to succeed during their fellowship.

Dates and fees

Summer 2024 dates will be announced in September

1-week program

3,200 ≈ 3,500$
  • Term 1: Dec 10 – Dec 16
  • Term 2: Jan 7 - Jan 13
  • Term 3: Jan 21 - Jan 27

2-week program

4,180 ≈ 4,500$
  • Term 1: Dec 10 – Dec 23
  • Term 2: Jan 7 – Jan 20
  • Term 3: Jan 14 – Jan 27

3-week program

5,580 ≈ 6,000$
  • Term 1: Dec 3 – Dec 23
  • Term 2: Jan 7 – Jan 27

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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