Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pura Vida! – Week 1

Wow! What a first week in Costa Rica it has been! The first week was exciting, informative, and exhausting, and overall gave me a greater understanding of the Costa Rican healthcare system and how it compares to that of the … Continue reading

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In Costa Rica!

Do you know the feeling that feeling? It’s an itch in the back of the mind: “They aren’t telling me everything”. Sometimes it’s subtle, just a whisper of suspicion, but sometimes—as is the case for the Healthcare System in Costa … Continue reading

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Week 1: Reflections

It’s been a very busy and eye-opening first week in Costa Rica. Throughout the week, we visited hospitals and clinics to gain insight into the Costa Rican healthcare system. We spoke with doctors, nurses, and other hospital staff, toured the … Continue reading

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Off to Costa Rica!

I am just a few days into the Global Medical Innovation program and I am already really enjoying it and looking forward to everything to come. I chose this program because of its unique emphasis on medical device design with a global focus. … Continue reading

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Day One

It’s easy to forget the little things in the wake of such great change. Less than two weeks ago I was sitting beneath the Arizona sun (albeit at 7000ft in Flagstaff—home to world class runner, world class hipsters, and the … Continue reading

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Orientation

Tomorrow is the day! The other GMI students and I will be traveling to Costa Rica with Dr. Richardson tomorrow for our global industry internships. I am incredibly excited to begin this journey as the first installment of my professional … Continue reading

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