The Future of the Global Health Workforce

The Future of the Global Health Workforce Many experts estimate there will be a before and after in the global health workforce because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is one of the many drivers of change in a world that is rapidly evolving, integrating technology with healthcare in an irreversible way. What changes are to … Continued

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

Why Learn Medical Spanish?

Why Learn Medical Spanish? By Dr. Mila Rojas  When a patient comes to you, they’re at their most vulnerable and it’s a time during which you want to offer them any measure of comfort available. Being able to tend to your patients in their native language is a skill that they’ll appreciate and will allow … 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

MedTreks Kenya Online Global Health Internship

How to Gain Experience & Give Back During COVID We are over a year into this global pandemic and the end is no where in sight. As part of the global health community we know that many healthcare professionals feel they could do more to help, especially in the international setting. For the last several … 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

A Nurse brings her Passion for Mothers & Babies to Kenya

Improving Child Maternal Health in Kenya Meet Britt! A nurse who brings her passion for mothers and babies to Kenya! Our MedTreks program constantly seeks to bring dedicated health professionals to Kenya to help improve education and build capacity in the healthcare arena. This month we are highlighting a true gem of a human being: … 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

Learning Medical Spanish in Paradise

8 Days of Multi-Sport Medical Spanish Bootcamp…in Paradise!   Our MedTreks course in Costa Rica just finished this week and we are stoked to share a few of the highlights from this trip with you! Location, Location, Location:  Our MedTreks Medical Spanish course takes place in Nosara, Costa Rica. Known for it’s the beautiful tropical … Continued