Archive for September, 2014

Sad To Leave!

Sunday, September 28th, 2014 |

I returned safely home one week ago today. For my last post, I though I would share the email that I sent to my co-residents and faculty upon my leaving Honduras.     Friends and colleagues: Today, I’ll finish my last clinic at Loma de Luz and begin a long series of bus-bus-plane-plane-bus rides that […]

Forth Week At Loma de Luz

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 |

When I traveled abroad, working with clinics as a medical student, I remember feeling that perhaps the level of that we were delivering was less than what might be done back home.  But for every situation we were always able to provide care that was adequate.  When the acuity of illness is more pronounced the […]

Second Week At Loma de Luz

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 |

I am well into my second week at Loma de Luz and have gradually settled in reasonably well.  I am reminded a lot of intern year at a new hospital, trying to learn where things are, what medicines are available, who to talk to make things happen.  Except now, all of these frustrations are compounded […]