FAQs for Serving

Do I have to be Catholic? What if I’m Catholic but my spouse is not?


Do I have to have a US Medical License?


Why is the long-term program 3 years?


Why is the short-term program one – three months?


What medical support will I have?


Will it be safe for my family?


What are the financial arrangements? Is there a stipend?


I have student loans; do you offer any repayment program or can I get a deferment?


Will I have health insurance?


How is placement decided? Can I choose what country where I will serve?


What is the housing like for Mission Doctors overseas?


Will I be able to come home during my three year assignment?


Can family and friends visit me overseas?


Other questions? Please contact us!