Hello! 🙂 Here you can read all about my adventures in Cape Town, South Africa!
This is my last hospital week! My time in SA has seriously flown!! This week was an awesome hospital week though because we were on Neuro and we got to see a brain tumor removal as well as repair of craniosynostosis. Craniosynostosis – cranio (cranium) + syn (together) + ostium (bone)! This is when … Continue reading Fit & adventurous!
Friday we got the day off because the political scene here is pretty bad. Many people dislike the president of South Africa – sounds familiar. And there were scheduled protests for Friday, so we were encouraged to stay inside or far away from the protests. We went to Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens to explore, got lunch … Continue reading #views #spiceroute
So it’s been about a week and I haven’t had much time to blog since the new students have gotten here! I’m living with two female fourth Med students from Chicago and they’re so awesome! There are five other male students living in other home stays in the neighborhood. Everyone is nice and friendly and … Continue reading New friends & adventures!
Pediatric surgery is seriously awesome. I wish I had had more exposure to it in the states, but super grateful I get to experience it now! The hospital staff is really great here and super friendly in the OTs (operating theaters). The attendings (counselors) and residents (registrars) are awesome and they love to teach! (View … Continue reading Tiny parts, huge miracles