Archive for March, 2015

Some Thoughts And A Case

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 |

Here’s the view looking out over the river valley from the hospital compound   One of the joys of taking care of patients here is the variety. Common things are still common, but there are uncommon things also, and one never quite knows what to expect. We do a fair amount of prenatal care, and that […]

Learning Medicine…

Friday, March 27th, 2015 |

  So you might think that medicine would be different in the developing world than it is in the US. Which in some sense is true. In another sense, it might be the way we should all strive to practice a little more! Sometimes patients show up with a multitude of complaints, and they really […]

Preparations for departure

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 |

Greetings everyone! Preparations are finishing and the clock is winding down to departure.  Many thanks to everyone who has supported me in a multitude of ways! It will be quite a change, although the weather has finally warmed up here and a well worn trail 🙂 has melted away in the rain and sun the last couple […]

My First INMED Blog Post

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 |

Hello! My name is Brittni McLam. I am a medical student at Des Moines University, and I’m starting my INMED service-learning experience at Malumghat Hospital in Bangladesh, beginning in March 2015.