Author Archives

  • Alex Doubek – 8/19

    My post today will be about gratitude. I have had a wonderful experience thus far on our trip and I know that I will become a better physician because of these experiences. The logistics of organizing 108 physician, students, and… Read More ›

  • Brian – 8/21

    It has been an incredible week in the clinic but today we got on the river boat that took us to Ceiba Tops, where we will finish out the remainder of the clinic. We got on the boat early this… Read More ›

  • Ava – 8/20

    Today was our last day of clinic in Iquitos. It is hard to believe that our time here is coming to an end. Today, I worked in podiatry and was able to see the cutest little boy who had a… Read More ›

  • Brianne – 8/20

    Our clinics in Iquitos were even more awesome than I had imagined. I learned so much and I loved working with the people. All the attendings were so happy to teach. It was such a great opportunity to finally use… Read More ›

  • Krystina – 8/17

    Today was our first day of clinic in Iquitos and it was such an eye opening experience. There were hundreds of patients lined up to see us and I was able to work with many of them who were so… Read More ›

  • Alice – 8/19

    Today was a busy day in clinic! I started off in general med and since the local doctors are on strike, we had a long line of patients. I saw a variety of patients and took a lot of medical… Read More ›

  • Taran – 8/18

    Today was our second day in the clinic in the city of Iquitos. I spent the morning in the radiology rotation learning how to use the ultrasound and collecting data for the ultrasound research projects; we screened patients for gallstones,… Read More ›

  • Randi – 8/18

    Wow! What an amazing experience this has been so far! We spent the last 2 days in clinic and it has been so exciting and eye opening. The first day, I rotated in pediatrics and in family medicine and the… Read More ›

  • Ava Peera – 8/14

    I have already fallen in love with Peru and it has only been 2 full days. The city of Lima is so culturally and ethnically diverse. I have especially enjoyed practicing my Spanish with the locals and learning more about… Read More ›

  • Kotomi Obayashi – 8/17

    Today was our first day of clinic in Iquitos. When we got there we saw hundreds of people lined up waiting to be treated. We were greeted with a welcoming ceremony then split up to work with the physicians It… Read More ›