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Travelling Home

Saturday, March 4th, 2017 |

The drive back to Guwahati went smoothly. I caught my flight to Delhi and headed back to the YWCA for the night. My flight home was not until 9pm the next evening so one of the doctor's sister-in-law took me ...

La Última Semana

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 |

When I was on pediatrics, I got to witness the first administration of surfactant to a premature baby ever at BCH hospital. It was amazing to watch the pressures needed for ventilation drop once the baby received it.   In OB-GYN clinic, ...

The Week I Rode An Elephant

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 |

Orthopedics showed me more degloving injuries than I have ever seen in the rest of my training. Unfortunately many of them involved the patient's hand which can be a devastating injury as it keeps them from working for a long ...

Two Weeks In

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 |

My second week started on radiology. Here the radiologist has to do the ultrasounds (as opposed to an ultrasound tech) and we did tons of them every day. I really enjoyed these days because I'm planning to go into radiology. ...

The First Week

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 |

The first morning in Tezpur I met my next door neighbor Dr. J who works in the medicine department. She helped me get oriented to the hostel and suggested several activities we could do over the course of the next ...

Travelling to India

Friday, February 3rd, 2017 |

I started my travels on January 29th and didn't make it to my final destination until Feburary 2nd...granted a couple days in Delhi and Agra were thrown in there.     The flight from Dallas to Abu Dhabi was the longest I have ...

Introducing Myself

Sunday, January 29th, 2017 |

Hello! My name is Ashley Sweeney. I am a medical student at the University of Missouri - Columbia, and I’m starting my INMED service-learning experience at Tezpur Hospital (Emmanuel Hospital Association) in India in beginning in January 2017