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SMHS Rotations, 6th Year of the Medical Doctor degree

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About the Rotations program, 6th Year of the Medical Doctor degree

A rotation consists of supporting you as a medical student to develop experiences outside your host Institution, within the country, or internationally. 

Requirements for an exchange 

  • Academic average up to year 4.

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National exchange

We offer national rotations in Monterrey, Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Chihuahua under agreements established with various institutions, including:

  • Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán (INNSZ).
  • Instituto Nacional de Cardiología Ignacio Chávez.
  • Hospital CIMA - Chihuahua.
  • Instituto Dermatológico de Jalisco Dr. José Barba Rubio.
  • Centro Médico ABC.
  • Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro.
  • Secretaría de Salud
  • Instituto Nacional de Perinatología
  • Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación
  • Hospital General de México
  • IMSS
  • Hospital Médica Sur

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Description of National Sixth Year Rotations

  • Monterrey Region
  • Western Region
  • Mexico City Region
SMHS International Exchange

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Internacional exchange

The goal of an experience abroad is based on the vision you acquire as a medical student by exposing yourself to different ways of practicing medicine.

Variations in the application of medicine around the world depend on geographical and cultural principles and regional habits in the practice of the profession.

In order to request an international rotation and in the national institutes, you should comply with the following: 

  • Institutional TOEFL 550
  • Grade average greater or equal than 85
  • Maximum of 2 failed subjects
  • Student ranking (IFOM 30% and average up to the eighth semester 70%)


  • Clínicas Mi Doctor
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Baylor Scott & White
  • University of Illinois


  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
  • Servicios de Salud Navarra, Tudela
  • Clínica Oftalmológica Eurocanarias
  • Universidad del País Vasco
  • Consorci Sanitari del Garraf
  • Universidad Pompeu Fabra
  • Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio
  • Universidad de Verona


  • University of Lille


  • University of Linköping


  • CEMIC University Institute


  • Pontificia Universidad Católica Rio Grande do Sul 


  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Instituto Dr. David Bitrán
  • Universidad Andes de Chile


  • Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga
  • Fundación Universitaria Sanitas
  • Universidad de Antioquia

Costa Rica

  • Universidad de Ciencias Médicas


  • Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Additionally, we have opportunities for elective courses through our participation in Universitas 21. For more information on these opportunities, contact the Internationalization Office (ext. 2032).  

SMHS International Exchange

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More about 6th Year Medical Doctor Rotations 

Check the presentation of the EMIS 6 Information session here. Download presentation.

If you want to watch the video of the Information Session, click here.

Application Process

  1. Check the operation calendar.
  2. Review the manual "How to use the table of opportunities".
  3. Check the offering and selection of opportunities.
  4. Review the manual "How to fill out the EMIS 6 exchange application".
  5. Complete and submit your EMIS 6 exchange application.
  6. Wait for the result of your assignment.
  7. Confirm your assignment.

To request the material or if you have any questions regarding the selection process for the sixth-year medical rotations (EMIS 6), you can contact us via email at