Tag: study abroad

A Look at the Israeli Healthcare System

In the quest to create a healthcare system that provides universal health coverage to all Americans, it is important to evaluate other healthcare systems throughout the world. While conversations typically focus on the European Union’s health insurance programs, I believe that further investigation of the universal healthcare system in Israel is necessary. Under collaborative supervision

Simplicity is Key to America’s Healthcare Dilemma

What if the answer to America’s ongoing healthcare debate is as simple as changing our habits? As a study abroad student in France, the questions that I am most frequently asked by my friends and family back home invariably relate to food. What are the crêpes like? Do you drink a lot of wine? What

Culture of health: Feinberg students study medicine, Spanish in Guatemala

When Anthony Cheng and Joanne Kim arrived in Guatemala at the end of January, they knew their trip wasn’t just another hospital rotation. The fourth year Feinberg students spent a month at the Pop Wuj Spanish School, where they worked in a clinic, practiced medical Spanish, lived with local families and participated in various community

Flexibility and Confidence are Essential – Tips and Recommendations from Global Health Student Researchers

On Thursday, Feb 16th, 2012, a group of students, professors, and sponsors from a variety of academic disciplines gathered in Harris Hall on the Northwestern University Evanston Campus at the 2nd Annual Global Health Research Symposium. At the symposium, undergraduate and graduate students discussed their public health research and how they are connecting their Northwestern