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Medical Programs

The Open Medical Institute conducts a number of programs enabling participants to experience how medicine is practiced in another setting and affording them the opportunity to network with colleagues from other countries. The AAF is one of the grant givers, thus supporting is mission of fostering both bilateral and international exchanges.

The AAF’s largest program "Open Medical Institute" consists of seminars, observerships and distance learning in medicine and was founded in 1993. In 2005 it was christened the “Open Medical Institute – Medical Education beyond Borders” and in 2013 celebrates its 20th anniversary. Please view the following video to learn more about the program.