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AHSC Blog: Student Voices

Medical student Mary Smith
Tags: medical school, work-life balance, diversity, women in medicine, parenting

I didn’t head straight to medical school after college. I did, however, head straight into parenting. My first daughter was born five months after I graduated from college. Four more daughters eventually joined her, and I... read more

Cinterandes mobile operating room fords a stream
Tags: Ecuador, surgery, rural health, medical school, Dr. Edgar Rodas, Cinterandes Foundation

On a Thursday afternoon in June, I found myself dressed in scrubs and a surgery cap, crossing a cable bridge over an expansive Amazon tributary. After 30 hours assisting with surgeries in a delivery-truck-turned-operating-room... read more