5 Great Nursing Podcasts

5 Great Nursing Podcasts By Dr. Mila Rojas As you have probably realized by now, podcasts are here to stay. There are many factors that have contributed to their popularity. First of all, they’re incredibly convenient because you can listen to them at home, while you’re exercising, on your way to work, and anywhere else … Continued

5 Reasons to do a Wellness & Yoga Retreat in Sayulita, Mexico

Yoga Retreat in Sayulita, Mexico…Welcome to Paradise.     Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico is the gem of the coastline less than one hour North of Puerto Vallarta. A surfing and fishing village with the feeling of cultural crescendo, Sayulita will steal your heart and you will leave with the taste of tacos, the fanciest margaritas, salty warm … Continued

The Importance of Continuing Your Global Health Education

The Importance of Continuing Your Global Health Education Written by Dr. Mila Rojas   One of the first things people probably said when they learned you would be going to med school or nursing school was, “you’ll be studying forever!”. And they were correct. Anyone in the medical field knows that studying never ends because … Continued

Happy Holidays & Winter Solstice from MedTreks

Dear Friends,  Happy Holidays & Winter Solstice!  What a year it has been. There have been massive waves of change that have swept through our own lives and communities, but also the world. Grief, pain, loss, joy, relief, fear, uncertainty, excitement and surrender are all feelings that come up constantly as the tides of 2020 … Continued

6 Transformative Benefits of a Yoga Retreat on Your Daily Life

6 Transformative Benefits of a Yoga Retreat on Your Daily Life By Dr. Rojas & Ari Rasori If you are in healthcare, you may ask yourself “do I really need or have time for a yoga retreat?”. If you consistently practice, you might have found that you can already see some of the benefits of … Continued

How Cross-Cultural Medicine Enriches Your Medical Practice

How Cross-Cultural Medicine Enriches Your Medical Practice Understanding your patients and being able to properly communicate with them is key for providing successful treatment. On many occasions, cultural differences can lead to misunderstandings, poor adherence to treatment, and negative outcomes. This is where cross-cultural medicine comes in. But what is cross-cultural medicine? And how does … Continued

How Physicians & Nurses Can Recover from Burnout and Regain Balance

  Stress is a natural response from the body and it helps you react and adapt. However, when you’re a physician, nurse, or other healthcare professional under long-term stress at work, you might find yourself exhausted and cynical regarding your work life. This is not a good place to be. It can detrimental to your … Continued

How a Wellness Retreat Can Revitalize Your Life

How a Wellness Retreat can Revitalize Your Work Life Written by Dr. Mila Rojas   Being part of the same repetitive routine can bring your spirit down and your energy can deplete quite easily if you don’t give yourself a break. However, this can go well beyond a two-day staycation or a trip to get … Continued

8 Highlights of Exploring Machu Picchu & The Sacred Valley

  8 Highlights of Machu Picchu & The Sacred Valley Peru is a country rich in history and culture. From the delicious Peruvian cuisine, artisan crafts, snow-capped mountains, friendly people and ancient ruins, Peru has something for every traveler. Many people have one destination on their mind when preparing an adventure to Peru: Machu Picchu. … Continued

12 Tips to Staying Healthy During International Travel

12 Tips for Staying Healthy During International Travel   For the past 30 years, we have been leading international medical and educational trips abroad. Our experience shows us that even just a little time spent on planning and gaining knowledge on how to stay healthy and safe abroad could make a huge difference in the … Continued