Category: Panama

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Adios, Panama

As I sit in the airport waiting for my flight to board. I can't stop thinking about how amazing this experience was and all I've learned. Coming to Panama, I was excited to bring my skills and give my all to Panamanians. What I didn't know is that I would get something much greater from ...

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First day of clinicals in Panama!

Buenas! We have safely arrived in Chitre, and it’s the first day of clinicals! The bus picked us up at 7:45 a.m., and we headed over to the University of Panama Azuero to be welcomed by the Minister of Public Health. Dr. Collado was extremely generous to offer assistance in any means necessary for us ...

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Panama ~ Kyla Hoffer ~ Last Post

Here are a few more of our adventures in Panama! We went to an international Bilingual school and presented our Service Learning Projects about obesity. The interesting thing was that the students were actually really receptive to the information and eager to learn about nutrition. We noticed some trends that we were expecting based on ...

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Panama ~ Kyla Hoffer ~ Second Post

We have done so many things here in Panama! Here are just a few of the great experiences of this trip so far! We went to an agricultural office to vaccinate the staff against Yellow Fever and Influenza. It was definitely an interesting experience especially contrasting the practice with that of the United States. Here ...

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Kyla Hoffer ~ First Post ~ Introduction

Panama ~ Kyla Hoffer ~ Summer 2015 ~ First Post ~ Introduction Hola a todos! (Hello to everyone!) My name is Kyla Hoffer and I am a senior at USF going into my forth semester of Nursing school. I also have a minor in Spanish as I love the language and the culture. I will ...