Clinical Electives

Medical Student Electives in Malaysia

Malaysia is a tropical country with beautiful beaches, islands, old rainforests, various muliracial delicous foods, and a multiracial country that will definitely make your elective experience a memorable and wonderful one.

The University Hospitals, Government Hospitals (under the Ministry of Health) and some private hospitals accept attachment and elective application by undergraduate medical students. They are as following:

University Hospitals:
1. Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) - click here for application form
2. National University of Malaysia Hospital (HUKM) -
3. Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital (HUSM) - 

Government Hospitals (under Ministry of Health)
Kuala Lumpur- Capital of Malaysia:
1. Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) - (total bed no: 2331)
2. Hospital Putrajaya - (total bed no: 272)

Penang - Pearl of the Orient, the "Food Heaven of Malaysia"
3. Hospital Pulau Pinang (Penang General Hospital) - (total bed no: 1090)
4. Hospital Seberang Jaya - (total bed no: 314)

Melaka- Historical City of Malaysia:
5. Hospital Melaka (Melaka General Hospital) - (total bed no: 901)

6. Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah, Klang - (total bed no: 893)
7. Hospital Selayang - (total bed no: 852)
8. Hospital Kajang - (total bed no: 306)
9. Hospital Serdang - (total bed no: 630)
10. Hospital Ampang - (total bed no: 562)
11. Hospital Sungai Buloh - (total bed no: 620)

12. Hospital Taiping - (total bed no: 608)

13. Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh - (total bed no: 990)
14. Hospital Teluk Intan - (total bed no: 548)

15. Hospital Seri Manjung-Lumut - (total bed no: 270)

Negeri Sembilan:
16. Hospital Tuanku Jaafar, Seremban - (total bed no: 850)
17. Hospital Tuanku Ampuan Najuhah, Kuala Pilah (total bed no: 314)

Johor - the most southern state of Malaysia, the nearest state to Singapore:
18. Hospital Pakar Sultanah Fatimah, Muar - (total bed no: 550)
19. Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru - (total bed no: 989)
20. Hospital Batu Pahat - (total bed no: 314)
21. Hospital Sultan Ismail, Pandan, Johor Bahru - (total bed no: 704)

Pahang - the largest state in Penisular Malaysia, where the National Park is located
22. Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan - (total bed no: 722)
23. Hospital Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Temerloh - (total bed no: 482)

Kelantan, Teregganu - East Coast of Malaysia, where many beautiful islands are located
24. Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kota Bahru - (total bed no: 920)
25. Hospital Sultan Nur Zahirah, Kuala Teregganu- (total bed no: 821)

Kedah - the "Rice Bowl of Malaysia"
26. Hospital Sultan Bahiyah, Alor Setar - (total bed no: 805)
27. Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, Sungai Petani - (total bed no: 498)
28. Hospital Kulim - (total bed no: 281)

Sabah and Sarawak - the rainforest of Malaysia, with many interesting tourist spots.
29. Hospital Queen Elizabeth, Kota Kinabalu - (total bed no: 589)
      - The highest mountain in South East Asia, Mount Kinabalu is at KK.
30. Hospital Umum Sarawak - (total bed no: 765)
31. Hospital Sibu - (total bed no: 509)
32. Hospital Miri - (total bed no: 333)

1. Lam Wah Ee Hospital- Jalan Tan Sri Teh Ewe Lim, 11600 Penang, Malaysia

1. National Heart Institute (Institute Jantung Negara) - 145, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Tel: +603-2981333; Fax: +603-2982824 ; click here for further details on electives.
For an elective in MOH Hospitals, you will need to write in your application, and send to the Director, of the respective State Health Department or the institution head.

1. Directory of each State Health Department - click here
2. Immigration Department of Malaysia - click here to get a guide on how to apply for student visa.

To all foreign medical students,
If you wish to get futher details about electives in Malaysia, or you need assistance in finding accommodation, please do not hesitate to email us. We will try our best to assist you, and provide you the best hospitality in Malaysia.

1. Criteria of Elective Posting in MOH Facility and Application Form (in Bahasa Melayu) - CLICK HERE

2. Application for Elective Posting in MOH Facility
(English)- CLICK HERE

Medical Students Electives in Singapore

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) provides Special Clinical Electives Program for clinical students who are interested to pursue clinical postings in Singapore.

For more information about requirements, electives options available, accommodation, and also Online Application, please visit the Special Clinical Electives Program page.