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Gabriel Francisco Aleixo – PATY 403

February 7, 2020

“I was expecting a good rotation, but not THIS good. The city is great, the people are so nice- everything has just been amazing”

-Gabriel Francisco Aleixo, UNOESTE (Brazil)

Shahzeb Javed – MEDI 406

February 7, 2020

“I honestly genuinely mean that this has been THE best learning experience- the most intense- but also the best learning experience so far.”
-Shaheb Javed, King Edward Medical University (Pakistan)

Radhika Kulkarni – MEDI 407 & MEDI 408

February 7, 2020

” I had a great experience at UNC. During one of my months here, we were a group of 8 students from literally all over the world-India, China, Jordan, Brazil, and Canada but we all hit it off so well that we remain in touch even now. We had weekly outings and explored every corner of Chapel Hill, which is one of the liveliest and most exciting student towns I have visited. This experience really proved that we are only separated by geographic borders, but human nature and values remain the same!”
-Radhika Kulkarni, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal (India)

Alizeh Abbas – SURY 420

February 7, 2020

“Everybody really makes you feel welcome and loved, and that was the reason that I became really comfortable and slowly confident in what I was doing”
-Alizeh Abbas, The Aga Khan University (Pakistan)

Pooja Musuku – PEDS 445

February 7, 2020

“This being the first experience for me here in the hospital, just the way to interact with your colleagues, how to interact with patients- I’m never going to forget that because I got it from here and I got to see how my doctors here are doing it. So, I want to take that back from here and try to incorporate that into my behavior. I think that will forever be the first thing I think of.”

– Pooja Musuku, Gandhi Medical College (India)

Abel Joseph – MEDI 407

February 7, 2020

“The patients were just really welcoming. I don’t know if it’s the entire country itself, or because it’s a southern place, but the patients are super nice. They talk to you and they love company.”
-Abel Joseph, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (India)

Madhurima Home – MEDI 414

February 7, 2020

“My current elective is MEDI 414, which is Pulmonary Consult Service, it’s a really good elective if you are interested in Pulmonary Medicine as one of your future career goals.”

– Madhurima Home, Kasturba Medical College (India)

Alexandra Cugliari – FMME 417

February 7, 2020

“The residents and attendings are all extremely pleasant and helpful – like everyone else in Chapel Hill!- and foster a non-intimidating learning environment. They’re also very patient with us visiting students who are learning the UNC Hospitals protocols and computer system for the first time”

– Alex Cugliari, St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine (Grand Cayman)

Suniya Naeem – PSYY 436

February 7, 2020

Suniya Naeem – Aga Khan University (Pakistan) PSYY 436 – Acting Internship in Psychiatry What made you apply to this elective? I went into medical school wanting to be a psychiatrist, and 4 years later, my conviction is stronger than ever. Keeping that in mind, I applied for an Acting Internship at UNC after reading … Continued

Anant Jain – MEDI 481

February 7, 2020

“From the time of application to the conclusion of elective, the staff was immensely supportive and helpful at every step of the way.”
-Anant Jain, Government Medical College, Amritsar (India)