During each week of your Atlantis Fellowship you have the opportunity to observe a different medical specialty.  Spending every week in a new department of the hospital, you get the opportunity to meet doctors, gain insight into to new areas of medicine, and discover medical interests you didn't even know you had!

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Atlantis Fellowship Admissions are rolling. Enrollment for Winter 2017 and Summer 2018 is now open. You can submit your application now for Winter Fellowships or early Summer acceptance!


If you are an undergraduate interested in healthcare, you are eligible to apply for our fellowships. Most of our fellows are pre-med, nursing, pre-PA, public health, pre-PT, or hospital administration.  


Your application is your chance to show us your passion for healthcare!  Our Atlantis Admissions team loves getting to know you and helping you find the Fellowship that will be best for you.


Mornings are for shadowing, times can vary slightly depending on which department you are in each week.  Afternoons for discovering your short-term home!  A huge part of your Atlantis experience is the opportunity to explore a new place and culture. We encourage our Fellows to enjoy their free time to make unforgettable memories!


Atlantis was founded in 2007 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina as an effort to connect U.S. University students with international medical professionals.  We've remained passionate about exchange and excellence in medical education and networking ever since!  Medicine and international healthcare get us excited and we can't wait to share that excitement with you. 


Atlantis excursions give you and your group of Fellows the opportunity to explore local sites and culture with your Site Manager - a local expert. Excursions vary by location, but some common examples are city tours, culinary experiences, kayaking, beach hopping, and local festivals. Our excursions are designed to help you fall in love with local traditions and build life-long friendships with other Fellows.  


Atlantis Fellowships take place all over the globe!  Spain, Italy, Greece, Chile, Hungary, Panama, Portugal, Croatia, Ecuador, Lithuania, Czechia, and Uruguay.  Our network is expanding, so check back in with us for new and exciting locations!   


We of course don't want you to miss class, so Atlantis Fellowships take place during summer and winter breaks.  University breaks are the perfect time to set yourself apart and build your resume for medical school applications and interviews.  Many Atlantis alumni have used their Atlantis experience as a key talking point during their medical school interviews. 



Our mission is to connect the future generation of American healthcare to international healthcare by providing the world's top medical shadowing experience.  Read some of the hundreds of reviews from our alumni that  for an idea of how impactful an Atlantis Fellowship can be. 


Educating and empowering the next generation of medical leaders is our focus at Atlantis.  Atlantis partners with a number of Universities to organize Fellowships for their students.  Many Fellows also apply independently to Atlantis Fellowships.



Our team is full of people passionate about healthcare and cultural exchange.  Atlantis U.S. based team and international staff are all focused on creating a Fellowship experience that is educational and fun.  We can't wait to talk to you!

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The Atlantis team is here to help you. You can directly reach out to us via email at or by phone  +1 202.847.5183 from Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm ET.