Eye-Opening Medical Missions





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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2022-02-21 — Updated on 2022-04-13


How to Cite

Waisberg, E. (2022). Eye-Opening Medical Missions . International Journal of Medical Students, 10(1), 86–88. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2022.1152 (Original work published April 5, 2022)