Back State Side
Jun07

Back State Side

Now that I am back in the states, I can truly reflect on the brief, yet impactful trip that was the UH Clinical Experience in Nicaragua. My last day in the clinic was Friday June 2, and I was sad to see it come and go. I have learned so much from these patients, not only medically related, but things that have changed my perspective on my own journey thus far. I have always had an appreciation for the luxuries of my life, but this...

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The Halfway Point
Jun02

The Halfway Point

This weekend marked the halfway point of my Clinical Experience in Nicaragua. My abroad experience, being only two weeks, is shorter than most, but I feel like I have grown tremendously since I started only one short week ago. This weekend, other clinical experience participants and I stayed overnight in San Juan del Sur for a short respite out of Granada to see other parts of Nicaragua. Typically, my day to day experiences in...

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The First Excursion
May23

The First Excursion

Today was the first “full” day of my Nicaraguan Clinical Experience, and I could not be more pleased with my experience thus far. I began the day around  6:20, but it most certainly did not feel the least bit early. The host house had already been alive for a few hours and I was as equally as energized for the day ahead. For breakfast, I had a Nicaraguan omelette with a side of papaya, banana, dragon fruit, and melon (not...

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