Live from Peru

Kellie Zawisa – 8/16

This morning we flew into Iquítos! How exciting to finally be here! The flight over the Amazon was absolutely beautiful! The city of Iquítos is much larger and more populated than I had expected. The streets are vibrantly colorful and… Read More ›

Emily Potter – 8/15

Today we were all given the incredibly privilege of touring the ancient ruins of Huaca Pucllana before eating one of the most spectacular meals of the trip thus far. We were able to learn the story of another ancient civilization… Read More ›

Dylan Bergeon – 8/15

6:30am wake up call here in Lima today, and bus transport to the oldest hospital in Peru. We were able to participate in internal medicine rotations with the attending and some other Peruvian medical students. Most of the patients demonstrated profound… Read More ›

Chris Burton – 8/15

Today, we visited the Loayza Hospital which is the oldest hospital in Peru. It was amazing to see the stark difference in patient care practice to what I have grown accustomed to at home. Patient’s beds line opposite walls with… Read More ›