Internal medicine 3 (clinical training)

Information for Exchange Students


Name of the department: Department of Neurology, Respirology, Endocrinology and Metabolism (Internal Medicine 3), Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki

Head of the department: Professor Masamitu Nakazato, MD, PhD

Tutor(s): Professor Shu-ichi Yamashita, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor Kazutaka Shiomi, MD,PhD

Language(s): English/Japanese

Duration: two weeks

Period of year: from September to November

Acceptable number of students (per period/per year): one at a time, up to two per year


Clinical training:

Details of the clinical training and training contents

1) Respiratory diseases

2) Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

3) Clinical Neurology

The students who attend this course can see the ward patients and patients of outpatient clinic.  They also can attend and see the clinical laboratory examinations such as electromyography and bronchoscopy.   


Requirements (if special knowledge is needed): No special knowledge is needed, but students who are interested in the clinical medicine are highly recommended.


Further information from:

Shu-ichi Yamashita, MD, PhD