The Annual Mentorship Dinner 2014
APAMSA invited over 18 physicians from various specialities such as dermatology, neurosurgery, radiology, and others to meet with students. It was an excellent turnout with over 40 students networking with the mentors. There dinner featured two speakers, highlighting their projects and successes.
Dr. Jim Wu – spoke about growing up in Taiwan and then moving to South Texas. He spoke about the cultural practices and connecting with patients of similar cultural backgrounds, emphasizing that we stand in a unique position with genuine abilities to communicate with multiple generations.
Dr. Thanh-Nga Tran – Vietnam Vascular Anomalies Center (VietnamVAC) – mission is to care for underserved children; promote collaboration in education and research b/w Vietnamese and US physicians in diagnosis and treatment of vascular anomalies, pigmented birthmarks, scars, and wounds; importance of service and humanitarian work; work in limited resources; meaningful nature of giving back to the community.
-Harvard APAMSA Executive Board
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