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At a clinic in Panama, a resident’s eyes are opened

[Rochelle Chijioke, MD is a 3rd year emergency medicine resident at the University of North Carolina.  Earlier this year she did a 3-week international elective rotation in Boquete, Panama to study basic Spanish and medical Spanish and volunteer in a … Read More

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A house call in Panama: medicine without the bells and whistles

[Rochelle Chijioke, MD, is a 3rd year emergency medicine resident at the University of North Carolina.  Earlier this year she did a 3-week international elective rotation in Boquete, Panama with a Spanish immersion program called Habla Ya, which teaches both … Read More

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Expect nothing, be grateful for everything – an emergency medicine resident in Nicaragua

[This is the first in a series of posts by David Carbonell, MD, a third-year resident in emergency medicine at UNC Hospitals.  In November 2011, Dr. Carbonell spent a month in León, Nicaragua on rotation with Project Health de León.  … Read More

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Breathless in the Andes

[This post was submitted by Bryan Tepper, a third-year resident in emergency medicine at UNC. His travel was supported by the EM residency program] Ecuador is a mecca for biodiversity. Earlier this year I packed my backpack looking to experience … Read More

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