About our program:
Our American Externship program (formerly know as externshipworld.com) was established in 2005 by Dr. Jaddou and with help of other FMG Dr. Lee from South Korea (right bottom), Dr. Seemi from Canada/India (right bottome), Dr. Toma from Iraq and Dr. Janci from Albania (see picture on the right). We initially started contracting with other programs in the market such as FMG portal and Americlerkship but later became independent and became certified by AMA. We also now accept other deciplines such as medical students, PA students and nurse practioner students making us a true learning environment that mimics the residency programs.
Somerset Family Medicine American Externship/Observership program is an outpatient program in family medicine which concentrate on training IMG/FMG, American Carribean schools/International schools graduates, nurse practitioner students and medical students to learn the American health system and improve their chances of getting into a residency by getting an LOR. Our program will allow you to:
-Learn Electronic Medical Record.
-Learn how to interview a patient
-Get lectures on common medical problems
-Learn how to do vitals, EKG, UA and PFT
-Attend evening conferences.
-Help you improve your scores on USMLE CS and CK.
Rotation is one month with the option to do up to 3 months. Student will receive certificate of completion and a letter of recommendation. The program is taught by Dr. Neil Jaddou, M.D.; board certified family medicine and a professor of Family Medicine at Wayne State University and Oakland Beaumont Medical School.
Our American Externship program (externshipworld.com) was established in 2005 by Dr. Jaddou and with help of other FMG Dr. Lee from South Korea, Dr. Seemi from Canada/India, Dr. Toma from Iraq and Dr. Janci from Albania. We initially started contracting with other programs in the market such as FMG portal and Americlerkship but later became independent. We also now accept other deciplines such as medical students, PA students and nurse practioner students making us a true learning environment that mimics the residency programs.
American Externship, Dr. Jaddou, is affiliated with St. John Health System Medical Education Programs. As of October 2014 we became part of ACGME through St. John Providence Health System.
About our preceptor
Neil Jaddou, MD, MSc is the founder and the medical director of American Externship: Somerset Family Medicine.
He graduated from one of the top medical schools in the country, Wayne State University School of Medicine, and did his residency at St. John's Hospital in a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics program and then transferred to Wayne State University Family Medicine program. He is board certified in Family Medicine. He has been educating residents and medical students for many years. His medical externship program is ranked very high. Dr. Jaddou holds a faculty appointment with OUWB School of Medicine and Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is an assistant Professor with the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. Also he is a medical staff at William Beaumont, St. John's, Henry Ford and DMC hospitals.
The pope blesses Dr. Jaddou and his wife marriage, August 2015, Rome, Italy
Above Dr. Jaddou attends a wedding of his brother John in China
About our offices
Both offices are very modern, beautiful and equipped with the latest state of the art medical diagnostic equipment such as digital x-ray that you will get a chance to read and also learn on electronic medical record (Allscript EMR). You would rotate between two office, Troy and Sterling Heights and you would also go to the free clinic. We treat many patients, both adults and children. Sterling Heights office has many Middle Eastern patients who may not speak English. For more information, please visit www.drjaddou.com,