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Patient Care in Honduras - Exploring Medicine class

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Project Objectives

Dr. Clements precepts medical and PA students, and pediatric and psychiatry residents in the outpatient clinic each week. He gives lectures on infectious disease, immunology and epidemiology to medical students, PA students, residents and fellows, including grand rounds at Duke and UNC. Dr. Clements frequently supervises one 3rd year medical students each year while they obtain their MPH from UNC. He is the course director for a medical school course entitled "Exploring Medicine in Foreign Cultures" which has 20 hours of didactic education and a ten day practicum in Honduras. Typically 40 students take his course both from Duke and UNC and 15 students accompany him on the trip to Honduras. He is also director of the medical Spanish curriculum for the medical students.

Project Outcomes

Experience cultural awareness. Medical training in the third world

Project Policy Impact Description

Explores needs of different populations in the world

Department & School

Pediatrics
School of Medicine

Locations

Project Status

Ongoing

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