Spartanburg Family Medicine Residency
Description of Program
We have a permanent relationship with Solid Rock Missions (southern Illinois).
Location(s) of program: Solid Rock Missions has a permanent mission in the uplands of the Dominican Republic.
Description of field experience: Going to the barios with an interpreter and holding health clinics. Amazing tropical pathology exposure.
Description of didactics: Orientation prior to leaving and debrief after arrival. Didactics on site depend upon conditions seen and the senior doctor on site at the time.
Cost to individual resident: Covered from their trip money.
Number of residents who have participated in the last two years: 4
Description of faculty involvement: Conduct the pre-trip orientation and post-trip debriefing. Some have been to the site. Faculty does not accompany each time as there are permanent doctors on site.
Does the program accept medical students for trips? No
Does the program accept residents from outside the program for trips? No
Approximate time of year/duration of trips: Year-round.
Who to contact if interested in applying: