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International Outreach

Ecuador (March 2019)

Outreach Program Leader: Dean Elaine Wallace, DO, MS, MS, MS

Location: Quito, Ecuador

Dates: March 2-10, 2019

Price: Approximately $1,750.00 includes airfare, in-country transportation, lodging, all meals and opportunities for birding and/or hiking.

The Ecuador Medical Outreach Program provides free medical care to the underserved population in rural areas of Ecuador. Students, faculty, physicians, dentists, staff and volunteers from the community give their time and talent to provide medical care that would otherwise be unavailable due to the significant shortage of healthcare professionals.

Our goal is to provide quality care and build sustainable relationships with the opportunity to teach and practice. This unique opportunity offers the chance to serve medically needy populations in beautiful isolated areas of Ecuador. Participants will have the opportunity to practice, teach, perform research, and treat an extremely wide variety of diseases.

The areas served range from beautiful mountains under 9,000 feet to the cloud forests and eventually down to the rain forest. The local leader is a veterinarian and an environmentalist who not only works with us in arranging our sites but also shows us ways to better see the beautiful environment in which we will be providing the health care services.

Applications: For NSU Faculty and Students, please click the Faculty and Students button below for the online application. For all others, please use the Non-NSU Personnel button for the application.

Faculty and Students

NON-NSU Personnel

For Additional Information: Please contact Evelyn Martinez or at (954) 262-1897.

new-mexico.jpgHumanities Experience: (June 2019)
The Power of The American Southwest

Program Leader: Dean Elaine Wallace, D.O.; Janet Lynn Roseman-Halsband, Ph.D.; David Boesler, D.O.

Location: Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Taos, New Mexico

Dates: June 15-23, 2019

Price: Approximately $1,800.00 Includes airfare, transportation, lodging, meals, workshop fees for museums and tours. Deposit $500 due with application on 2/28/2019

Please join us next June as we explore spirituality, art and indigenous healing. This new and exciting humanities program, under the direction of Dean Elaine Wallace will focus on the unique Arts, Spirituality, Indigenous Medicine and culture of New Mexico. We will visit three sites: Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos and visit sacred sites, world renowned art museums and learn from indigenous healers and artists. Trip activities: *Visit Taos Pueblo, the oldest pueblo in North America. *Learn of Lakota Indian sacred/spiritual traditions with medicine men and medicine women. *Participate in Lakota healing pipe ceremony. Create medicine bags with cultural anthropologist. *Attend a sacred art workshop. *Visit Georgia O’Keefe museum, the Indian Arts Museum and Spanish Colonial Arts Museum. *Shamanism workshop. *Visit Chimayo, the church of miracles. *Attend a mindfulness workshop/meditation walk. *Pinch-pot making

All Deans, Assistant Deans, faculty, students and residents from the Dr. Kiran C Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine and their significant others. Student Community Service Hours will not be awarded for this trip. Space is limited!

Applications: For NSU Faculty and Students, please click the Faculty and Students button below for the online application.

Faculty and Students

For Additional Information: Please contact Evelyn Martinez or at (954) 262-1897.

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