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  • Locations: Jacmel, Haiti
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: SIUE applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Hotel Program Type: Faculty Led
Area of Study: Pharmacy Program Sponsorship Indicator: SIUE
Instructor: Gable, Kelly
Program Description:


Haiti-Medical Mission team
Submerging one’s self into another culture and providing medical and pharmacy care in an environment with few resources is a life changing opportunity for student learners. 

Two fourth-year students will spend one week in Haiti, actively participating in the medical mission. They will then spend four weeks working on health education programming at two local shelters in St. Louis. The public health focus of the learning experience includes reduction in infectious disease transmission, substance use and harm reduction, and preventative primary healthcare.


Academic Content

  Pharmacy APPE, Module 5 6 credit hours

Students participating in this program will pay the current SIUE tuition rate.


Prices and Payments

$1,657 Approximately

The program fee includes:
  • Air Ticket
  • Lodging
  • Some Meals
  • Ground Transportation
  • Field Excursions
  • Health and Evacuation Insurance
The Program Fee does not include:
  • SIUE tuition
  • Most Meals
  • Books and Materials
  • Passport
  • SIUE Study Abroad Fee ($75)
  • Personal Expenses
Payment Schedule:
  • $739.56 airfare payment is due at time of application
  • $600.00 will be due December 15 or as soon as application is submitted
  • The balance of $310 will be due January 15
Payments are made directly to the program provider. Please direct any questions to the program leader.


Contact Information

Dr. Kelly Gable
University Park 1126


Program Itinerary

Feb 19 Depart St. Louis for Port-au-Prince Haiti, transfer to Jacmel
Feb 26 Return from Port-au-Prince to St. Louis
This itinerary is subject to change. Final itinerary information will be provided to participants by the program leader.



Participants must be prepared to encounter cultural and social situations that require a high level of mature independence and respond appropriately to such situations.  Participants must be able successfully navigate transportation systems (air, train, bus, car) to the travel study destination(s) following all rules and laws pertaining to international travel and destinations.  Participants must be able to independently and collectively travel as a coherent group and maintain emotional maturity as warranted by the trip and its variety of educational experiences.  Participants must be prepared to independently walk long distances; carry personal luggage and groceries; walk up and down stairs; and navigate entrances and exits to public transportation, buildings, and cultural sites.   Participants must be prepared to encounter environments different from the United States which can include cigarette/cigar smoke, automobile exhaust, loud noise, congested streets and crowded public areas and a variety of other environments which may not be known except upon encountering them.  If you have any physical or emotional limitations, consider your health and capabilities carefully in consultation with your doctor before undertaking this trip. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 04/30/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2022 11/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2022 04/30/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Applicants will learn of acceptance shortly after this date. If accepted, students must return to their applications to complete the next phase of requirements.