Beijing United Family Hospital

Beijing United Family Hospital

Beijing United Family Hospital (BUFH) is a leading multi-specialty health centre located in the Chaoyang District of Beijing. BUFH is internationally recognised as a medical care centre of excellence offering premium care to hundreds of thousands of expatriate and Chinese families. Since 2005, BUFH have been consistently re-accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), which certifies high-quality standards in patient care and safety, underscoring BUFH’s position as a full-service, internationally accredited healthcare provider.

Find more information on the Beijing United Family Hospital website.

Session 3 2019

Location: Beijing, China

Dates: 4 January- 8 February 2020

Activity cost: $2600 approx (note: subject to change)

Cost includes: Accommodation, airport transfer, cultural visits, in-country orientation, Mandarin classes

Cost excludes: Visa, flights, electricity costs at accommodation above the pre-paid amount

PACE Travel Grants available (subject to eligibility): $3000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants or $3000 PACE Travel Grant

Number of students: Approx 2

Students preferencing BUFH Foundation in their application must:

  • Be able to attend the compulsory pre-departure training on 28 October at 4pm
  • Understand that there will be a slow-down in business activities around the Lunar New Year period (end-January)
  • Understand that this is an office-based activity

Current opportunities

*Please note that the unit availability, timing and activities are always subject to change

UnitUnit timingActivity examples
HLTH300 or equivalentSession 1 (after activity)

Activity could include all/some of the following activities:

Help organize patient advocates to attend patient appointments
Attend medical visits and record of patient information into UFCH’s database
Assist with the preparation of English marketing materials or newsletters
Liaise with partners to collect children’s data and update UFCH database
Assist in researching grant / funding opportunities and preparing application / materials

Before I apply

  1. Receive academic advice to see how a PACE International activity will fit into your degree
  2. Check you meet the eligibility requirements
  3. View the PACE International information session online or visit one of our drop-in sessions
  4. Refer to the PACE International essential resources for application tips, example application form and information on ethical volunteering

Unit info

*Please note that the unit availability, timing and activities are always subject to change

UnitUnit timingOverseas activity timingActivity examples
PSY399 or equivalentSession 2 (after activity)Winter VacationStudents will be observing patients under the supervised care of a qualified staff member, to support patient needs in an international hospital in Beijing.
HLTH300 or equivalentSession 2 (after activity)Winter VacationStudents will be observing patients under the supervised care of a qualified staff member, to support patient needs in an international hospital in Beijing.
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