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Lima, Peru

Cayetano Heredia University


Externs will study at one of South America’s premier dental schools, which has been a sister school of UMDS since 1969. Cayetano Heredia University is a major center of health sciences research in South America. It is located in Peru’s capital, a city of 9 million people that is near the Pacific Ocean and the peaks of the Andes Mountains. While working at the dental school, students will have the opportunity to visit a remote, rural clinic and practice dentistry in a unique and challenging environment.


To be determined


For more information about this externship, contact Dr. Bernard Levy at 410-706-7342 or


Location: western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador

Population: 29.9 million

Capital: Lima

Official language: Spanish

Climate: tropical in the east, dry in the west