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My eyes were opened to a different kind of human need for which intervention is required but not provided often enough… the need for empathy – the need to feel cared for, understood, valuable, and dignified… I will never again see things the same.
-Katherine Donahoe (South Africa)


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Bethany Sellers, India, summer 2010. Bethany spent a month at Duncan Hospital in Bihar, India. Listen to her description of this global experience here or via Youtube.

Katherine Donahoe, Swaziland and South Africa, summer 2009. See Katherine’s postings as a nursing student extern.

Amy Davenport, Mexico, summer 2010. You can read up on Amy’s experiences abroad as a nursing student extern on her blog.


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Meg Zomorodi, Uganda, summer 2007 and 2008. Dr. Zomorodi traveled to Mulago Hospital as part of a short-term surgical missions’ team. You can find more here.

Literature and Film

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