Medics’ Inn Elective Programme

Please download and read the Medics’ Inn Medical Elective Programme Details for full details.

Placements take place in University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory, under Professor B.A. Ekele MBBS FWACS FICS FRCOG, Chief Medical Director of UATH. Medics’ Inn are currently fostering relationships with other hospitals and institutions in Nigeria to offer participant a variety of locations to choose from.

Medics’ Inn Elective Programme (MIEP) includes:

  • 2-4-week clinical placement, within 1-2 medical specialties
  • Elective confirmation letter
  • Eligibility to apply for unique bursaries towards MIEP such as Medics’ Inn elective bursary worth £200
  • Welcome pack – including: notebook, stationary, Medics’ Inn t-shirt gift, thorough elective guide, personal protective equipment (disposable latex free gloves, disposable aprons, disposable theatre hats, disposable theatre mask, antibacterial gel and disinfectant wipes)
  • Support officer in the UK
  • Thorough elective check list
  • Elective supervisor and clinical supervisor
  • Thorough medical elective guide – covering geographic, educational material, health advice and safety information
  • Return airport transfer
  • Accommodation and return transport between accommodation and the hospital if required
  • Food – breakfast, lunch and dinner for the duration of the MIEP
  • Temporary Nigerian sim-card loaded with 5000 naira credit for hire (£50 fully refundable deposit)
  • 24-hour support while in Nigeria for the duration of the MIEP provided by a senior and junior support officer
  • Support with changing foreign currency (minimum £100 equivalent)
  • Leadership opportunities such as medical research and teaching during the elective
  • Support with organising social and tourism events in Nigeria
  • End of placement evaluation form

Programme fee

Elective Duration Fee (GPD) Deposit (GPD)
2 weeks £1500 £150
4 weeks £2500 £250
6 weeks £3600 £400

Programme Requirements

Participants are encouraged to sign up to the mailing list to connect with Medics’ Inn, be the first to know about of growth, community and new opportunities. To apply for the programme:

  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age
  • Send the following to
  1. Your CV, with a headshot photograph
  2. Letter of medical student status
  3. Completed Detailed Elective Plan
  • Pay a deposit that is deductible from the total programme
  • Full payment of the programme 2 months before the start date

Although a medical elective is a learning experience for undergraduate medical students, we strongly advice students to have medical indemnity and insurance for their elective. Your medical schools should provide guidance on medical indemnity and insurance that may be required for your elective.