Members of Geisel’s Urban Health Scholars program reflect on a chance to explore the challenges and rewards of working with underserved populations.
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Experiencing the Rewards of Rural Primary Care and Serving Native Americans
Learning the roots and rewards of rural primary care medicine while serving American Indian populations. That’s what Geisel medical students experience during valuable clerkships in places like Fort Defiance, Arizona.
Community Research and Mentors Immerse Students in American Indian Health
In the second of a four-part series examining Geisel’s work in American Indian and Alaska Native communities, students reflect on a special research experience within an American Indian housing development in Minneapolis, and the invaluable mentoring of Geisel alumni in Minnesota.
Passion For Improving Lives Drives Deep-Rooted Alliance Between Geisel and American Indian Communities
Working with American Indian communities in northern Minnesota, the Geisel School of Medicine’s alternative spring break program offers valuable primary care experiences for medical students.
Road to Geisel – Lauren Fall
In this Road to Geisel video, first year student Lauren Fall describes a special orientation week activity that she participated in at the Geisel School of Medicine.
Superheroes, Autophagy, and Medical School
After the first few days at Geisel, Andrew Park (’18) explains what both superheroes and autophagy have to do with life as a medical student.
Understanding TB Diagnosis in Haiti
Geisel medical student Tara Kedia checks in from Haiti, where this summer she is working on two projects related to the detection and diagnosis of tuberculosis.
Using Technology to Improve Health-Care Access in Vietnam
This summer, second-year student Tiffany Hoang is helping to implement a text message-based program to promote maternal health in Vietnam.
Student Voices: Getting Started in Dar es Salaam
Auriel August (’17) thought her work this summer in Tanzania might get off to slow start. Instead, she is making good progress as she studies lung function among HIV-positive children.
Student Voices: City of Contradictions
Navigating the health-care system in Nigeria isn’t easy for an outsider, says medical student Peace Eneh. So she has found ways to team up with local partners as she spends the summer conducting research.