INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE REPORT
||The Berhorst Foundation (Desarollo de la Fundacion Carroll
of site institution (3-4 words):
||Health Care Clinic
a language requirement? If so, state language:
public/community health research
- Please describe your activities while abroad (eg, seeing
patients, clinical research, public health project, etc.):
Seeing patients, performing history and physicals, shadowing
different specialists, observing surgeries at public hospitals,
assisting with minor surgeries, learning about Guatemala
health care delivery, resources, costs, etc.
- Please describe the range of activities available,
in addition to yours:
Public/community health research projects.
- Would you recommend this institution to other Penn
medical students? Why?
Yes!! Great teaching, friendly environment, people are always
happy to talk with you, you create your own schedule, lots
of clinical exposure, patients have a range of ages.
- What did you not like?
See a lot of the same kind of illnesses and cases.
- Is there an application process for this institution?
How does one arrange a visit? Are there important dates
to know about?
No. Contact Dr. Daniel Salazar and ask him if you can come
volunteer at the clinic. Specify the dates and what you
are interested in doing. In exchange for the volunteer opportunity,
Dr. Salazar will ask you to bring some medications and extra
medical equipment for the clinic.
- What costs were associated with the trip, other than
transportation. Please include institutional fees, housing
costs, food, etc.:
Costs: Room and board w/ Guatemalan family- $50 / week
If you live in Antigua- 50 cents/day to ride the bus to
- Did you receive funding for this trip? If so, from
whom and for how much? Please provide important information,
such as contacts, application procedure, and due dates:
- Would you agree to be contacted by other students interested
in this site? If so, please give your name and contact information:
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