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General Surgery at the Hôpital Général in Port-au-Prince, Haïti

General Project Information
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Date of Experience: 
06/30/2012 to 07/28/2012
Project Description: 

This is a general surgery elective organized through the McGill Office for Global Surgery. During a 4-week period, the student gets to participate in a large variety of acute and elective surgical interventions while learning how to manage surgical disease in a post-disaster and developing nation setting.

Student Experience
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Description of Student Experience: 

Challenging yet extremely rewarding experience. One is confronted with difficulties unique to the particular setting while getting a chance to work with highly trained local and international staff and residents. 

Organization Information
Name of Organization: 
McGill University - Office for Global Surgery
Description of Site: 
Urban site in the capital city: Port-au-Prince
Main Language Spoken: 
French and Creole