Eye-Opening Medical Missions
Keywords:medical mission trip, ophthalmology, volunteering, clinical experience
Before choosing a specialty, medical students should obtain clinical exposure to that area. But how can a medical student do that, when clinical placements are years away, at the end of medical education? This article details a personal story about an experience on a medical mission trip and explains how these trips can benefit underserved populations, and medical students by gaining early clinical exposure.
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