SEAHEC and Arizona Telemedicine Program Launch Southern Arizona Telehealth Alliance

2019 Spring Echo Training

SATA will function as a clearing house for information, collaboration and troubleshooting. Among the topics to be addressed will be upcoming legislation, funding opportunities and there will be opportunities for agencies to share what they are doing and learn from each other. The next meeting is planned for October. Continue reading

SEAHEC and Partners Pilot Inter-professional Migrant Health Service Learning Experience

Migration Inter-professional Leading to Action and Growth (MILAGRO) Pilot

SEAHEC and the University of Arizona have come together once again to provide a hands-on community learning experience for health professions students. On Saturday August 17th students and faculty met in Tucson to wrap up the seven-week pilot course, Migration Inter-professional Leading to Action and Growth (MILAGRO.) The meeting featured student project presentations and a final reflection on what they had learned.  Continue reading

SEAHEC Acknowledged in Annals of Global Health

2019 Mt. Sinai Tour

The recent publication, entitled “Impact of a Short-Term Domestic Service-Learning Program on Medical Student Education,” is an examination of journals students used to document their learning experiences during the annual spring trip to Nogales. According to the study, the role of short-term, domestic community learning experiences can be an important component of a student’s medical education, since it lowers financial and logistical barriers to acquiring first-hand community service experience that can impact students’ perspectives, cultural competence and career choices. Continue reading

The Twitch of Nogales: How a Phobia Taught Me Empathy

2019 Mt. Sinai Watman

By Deborah Watman, MPH Student in the Biostatistics Track, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Reposted from The Scoop: Spring 2019-Issue 12

“That is what has erected the walls, the long lines at border control – fear is what perpetuates this cycle of nightmares. If you are afraid, you create walls that functionally displace your own fear and transport it to those who are desperate to leave their own countries, and are now terrified.”

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