• Lee's Medical Mission Team in Guatemala
    Medical Missions in Guatemala.

    Supported by the Natural Science and Mathematics Department, the Summer Studies in Medical Missions fulfills the Global Prospective Trip requirements for all who participate. Summer Studies in Medical Missions has been offered for the last 20 years, and has evolved from a small group of faculty, students, and medical professionals traveling to different locations throughout Central America to two large groups traveling to Guatemala and Honduras. In preparation for the trip, students take courses in Parasitology or Pharmacology and International Health. These courses provide information that is helpful when working with physicians and patients or when working in the clinic pharmacy, and are applicable as electives toward Pre-professional and most other science degrees.

    During these trips, students are given the opportunity to observe and work with medical professionals from a variety of fields, which may include dentistry, pediatrics, general practice, internal medicine, and ophthalmology. Students work with both professionals from the United States and from the respective country they are visiting, and are given the opportunity to interact with and be involved in the treatment of patients, e.g. filling prescriptions, cleaning/pulling teeth, debriding wounds, and applying bandages. The Summer of Studies in Medical Missions is meant to immerse students in the world of medicine and encourage stepping out of their comfort zone to reach others for Christ both during the trip, and in the future when they have attained their final degree in whatever area of medicine they are pursuing. Many students who participate find that the study is a life-changing experience that broadens their understanding of the world, gives them an active participation in medical treatment processes, and exposes them to professional-patient interaction.

    Members of the Medical Missions Team Missions Member showing how equipment works
    Guatemala Medical Missions Team Students Medical Missions Team praying in Guatemala
    Images of the Medical Mission Trip to Guatemala.

Academic Calendar

7/28
SSIII Final Exams
All day

SSIII Final Exams
7/29
Hooding
Begins at 4:30 PM

Chapel
Hooding
Hooding
7/29
Summer Commissioning
Begins at 6:30 PM

Conn Center
Summer Commissioning
Summer Commissioning
7/30
Summer Commencement
Begins at 10:30 AM

Conn Center
Summer Commencement
Summer Commencement
8/08
Deans & Chairs Workday
Begins at 9:00 AM

Deans & Chairs Workday
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