Rotating Internship Program

The Rotating Internship Program, is aimed towards medical students in their last year, according to agreements signed with these universities: San Francisco de Quito, Internacional del Ecuador and Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Ecuador, with an annual quota of 8 students per institution.

The objective of the program is to complete their medical training in a hospital environment with strong academic programs seeking the clinical and personal development of the student.


The Rotating Internship Program, is met during a calendar year of activities, divided into five phases:

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

To carry out their rotations the base hospitals are:

  • Clinical: Hospital Metropolitano
  • Surgical: Hospital Metropolitano
  • Gynecology: Hospital Metropolitano and Isidro Ayora Maternity
  • Pediatrics: Hospital Metropolitano and Isidro Ayora Maternity
  • Community Health


Personal folder with:

  • Resume and 2 photos updated
  • Academic record (kardex notes).
  • Copy of ID card
  • Voting certificate
  • Police record
  • Copy of crossed certificates, personal, dignities and vaccination certificates
  • Application addressed to Dr. Alfredo Naranjo, General Coordinator PIR with a copy to Dr. Mario Almeida, Chief of the Medical Education Department


To the selected students, Hospital Metropolitano will grant an economic value as a scholarship during their training.

  • Teaching and Training Program (tutorials)
  • Private Medical Insurance with coverage during the program
  • Food
  • Uniforms (apron, surgical suit)
  • Use of Residential Areas
  • Internet facilities.
  • Wifi signal.
  • Library
  • Access to medical pages such as: UPTO - DATE, INARHI
  • Access to ICT technology (Tablets).
  • Educational material.
  • Access to Metrociencia Magazine

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