Megan Nguyen, an MS1 at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, will be your guiding voice throughout Madison’s incredible journey. Megan’s passion for medicine and social media savvy makes her the perfect host to link your aspirations with the real-world experiences Madison will share.
Don’t miss this chance to enrich your pre-med journey under Megan’s experienced guidance.
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 @ 8:00-9:15PM EST
Madison’s eye-opening journey will take you to the heart of Nuevo Vijao, Panama, where you’ll witness first-hand the challenges and victories in delivering healthcare to remote areas. You’ll gain a new understanding of how water scarcity critically impacts health and what dedicated medical teams are doing to drive meaningful change.
But that’s not all. This is a chance to broaden your knowledge and perspectives. Attending this webinar also means enhancing your pre-med credentials. Plus, you’ll walk away with a certificate of completion worth 1.5 extracurricular hours.
Don’t miss this unique chance to enrich both your understanding of global healthcare issues and your resume. Register now for an experience that could shape your future in medicine.
Join Madison Sweitzer as she explores the complex relationships surrounding water in the Darién region of Panama. Understand how a single river can be a life-giving source and the hub of community life. Witness the determination of Global Medical Brigades and community members as they work to implement a sustainable water project, revealing the urgent need for healthcare solutions in areas facing water scarcity.
Experience the world of community health workers (CHWs) in rural Panama through Madison’s lens. Discover how the CHW program is not only improving health outcomes but also providing avenues for education and entrepreneurship, especially for women. Gain insights into how these healthcare pioneers are solving medical challenges with limited resources, insights that could make you a more effective and empathetic physician in the future.
Step into the frontline of healthcare delivery in Panama with Madison Sweitzer. See how Global Medical Brigades, volunteers, and community health workers unite to deliver vital healthcare services. This experience will offer you an in-depth look into the operation of mobile clinics and year-long projects aimed at making healthcare accessible for all.
Continue the adventure with Madison as she sets sail along the Chagres River to Monkey Island, where you’ll see how water supports both human life and local biodiversity. Learn why, as a future physician, environmental stewardship matters for long-term health.
Then, delve into the Panama Canal’s impact on Panama’s healthcare and economy. Witness how the Chagres River, crucial for the Canal, is interwoven with both the nation’s financial well-being and public health.
This engaging part of the tour enriches your pre-med journey by highlighting the complex relationship between human health, environmental sustainability, and cultural landmarks.
After our immersive journey through Panama’s cultural landmarks and its healthcare challenges, don’t miss out on the opportunity to engage directly with Madison Sweitzer during our live Q&A session. She will be accompanied by Dr. Sahil Mehta, the founder of MedSchoolCoach and an interventional radiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. This is your chance to delve further into the topics discussed and pose those pressing questions you’ve been eager to ask.
Both experts will be available to offer expert answers and invaluable insights. This session is an ideal opportunity to deepen your understanding and further your pursuit of a career in medicine.
Only 1,000 spots available.
Attendees will consist of pre-health students and parents – all with the desire to better prepare for the journey to become a physician.
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Yes, the webinar will be recorded and made available to all registered attendees. This allows you to revisit Madison's journey and the valuable insights shared during the live Q&A session.
After attending the full webinar, you will receive a certificate of completion via email. This certificate is good for 1.5 extracurricular hours and can be included in your medical school application.
You'll need a stable internet connection and a device capable of video streaming. You'll receive a link with login instructions upon registration. Although Madison will be live from the field, you can join her from the comfort of your home, dorm, or wherever you stream!