Thursday, April 30, 2015
On Monday, April 27th, Dr. Mariarita Salvitti (Pediatric Urology Fellow; Miami Children's Hospital), an Italian trained physician discussed her day-to-day activities as a physician and her experience trying to find a job in the United States following medical training oversees. She explained the differences between studying medicine in Italy rather than in America and presented a video of a pediatric surgery that she participated in. MAPS would like to thank Dr. Salvitti for speaking at Barry University!
On Friday, April 24th, MAPS hosted "Diversity Dialogues: A Look Into Haitian Culture and Healthcare". During this event, MAPS Secretary Kenny Noel explored the effect cultural influences may have on one's healthcare attitudes in terms of patient-physician relationships and treatment decisions. MAPS would like to thank Kenny for speaking and to everyone who attended!