Hi, we are Sonia, Kerlida and Diego, medical students from Lima, Peru. We are from San Fernando Medical School -- National University of San Marcos. These are our experiences in our respective rotations in Weill Cornell Medical Colle
Elizabeth Simon Romero:
01/05/15 – 03/01/15 “ During these amazing rotations I’ve been through difference challenging experiences and I’ve met marvelous attending, residents and fellows who were willing to answer my questions and to teach me as far as they could. I did a 4 -‐ weeks rotation in the Infectious Diseases Department during January and also in February I did the rotation in Dermatology Department. Those experiences encourage me to decide my future specialty.”
Kerlida Marisol Santos Moreno:
02/02/15 – 03/01/1 5 ‘This was an amazing experience; I can say that it fulfilled the expectations I had when I applied. I did a rotation in the Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology and it was a very enriching experience from the very beginning. I had the opportunity to see patients with diseases I hardly see in my country. I had a very organized schedule during my rotation; there were specific days to see patients with thalassemia, leukemia, von willebrand diagnosis, etc. and in Wednesday’s afternoons we had rounds where the attendings give their opinion about the cases. Finally, I enjoyed the labor relations and work ing conditions.”
Diego Eduardo Rey Rodriguez:
02/02/15 – 03/01/15 “ It was an enriching experience because I learned about the technology, the main medical procedures and I saw interesting cases. At first I was afraid because i t was my first experience in the U.S .A , but when I arrived here I realized that there was a very friendly environment between the attendings, residents and students. Not only did I learn about the American culture, but also about other cultures like Indian, Ukrainian, etc: and I shared my own culture with them.