KENYA – WEEK 2 MARCH 5, 2018-MARCH 9, 2018

Hi all! I thought I would give you all some background about what we are doing here in Kenya on a day to day basis.  Plus, some info on the strike and the Kenyan medical system. First of all, the medical system here is very different from the US. There are multiple types of clinics and hospitals through the country and each type provides a different level of care.  Dispensaries are local clinics where patients can pick up medication


2/26/2018-3/4/2018   I am traveling with 8 other pharmacy students who will also be working in the hospital - Austin, Max, Lindsey, Lindsay, Naomi, Elizabeth, Carli, and Megan.  There are also multiple medical residents, medical students, physicians, and scientists working with AMPATH and staying at IU house with us.  Check out this website to learn more about AMPATH and how this rotation got started   After fighting some jet lag from our 24+ hours of travel, we headed


BIG WINS The last few weeks have been pretty rough. I love working on the wards every day, but they can be extremely draining. Some days it feels like I’ve been running around all day and nothing gets done. So, to combat that we all started talking about our “big wins.” A big win is something that you did that made a difference or a positive thing that happened to you. Every day on our walks back from the

2020-03-22T19:07:13+00:00March 4th, 2018|Ampath, Kenya, Lifestyle, nerve decompression surgery, Pharmacy in Kenya, Pharmacy rotation, School, Well-being|Comments Off on KENYA – WEEKS 3-5

8/7/2017 Q & A

Hi Everyone! I thought it was time for an update – a long overdue update.  I am currently in the middle of my clinical rotations for pharmacy school.  There is a light at the end of the tunnel after almost six years of college! I am traveling all around Indiana and Illinois for my rotations with a quick pit stop in Kenya for 8 weeks in October and November.  I am on track to graduate in May 2018 with

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