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As doctors, we are driven to help others. We also want to strengthen our community and propel our fields forward. I sought this fulfillment by involving myself in a medical project abroad.
Treating a rash that follows no pattern and appears after a vacation? Check for cutaneous larva migrans. Humans are accidental hosts who often acquire this infestation while walking barefoot on soil t
Malaria is a rare diagnosis in the U.S. As such, providers outside of infectious disease specialists or those with experience in travel medicine or global health may not be familiar with the disease.
While global health interventions can have a tremendous impact for relatively low investment when done the right way, they also can have negative unintended consequences. Prepare carefully so your rot
The global hyper-awareness from exposure to 24/7 news and social media has left many people wanting to get more involved in medical missions. How can you make the most of a medical mission?
These lessons from international wilderness expedition leaders will make you more independent, capable, and confident on your next adventure.
Meet three of your colleagues expanding medical care in Laos by becoming some of the first emergency medicine specialists in this developing country.
Emergency medicine is uniquely positioned to respond to new crises as they arise. One such crisis is unfolding in the Middle East, where a humanitarian crisis in Yemen highlights the need for global e
Although the majority of residency programs offer elective opportunities, few provide the foundation for formal global health experiences. Yet the benefits of international clinical rotations for a ph
A Spanish immersion program that doubles as global health outreach is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that will shape your practice and improve the way you care for patients throughout your career, s