UMass Worcester- 40 traveled overseas this summerColorful poster boards, photographs and brochures of international destinations filled the lobby at the University of Massachusetts Medical School yesterday afternoon. But the 40 second-year medical students who traveled to these places had much more on their minds than a summer vacation.
The school sent students to 18 countries for community service and health education programs, as well as language and cultural training. For some it is a graduation requirement, but for others it's simply an optional learning opportunity. Yesterday's Global Medical Education Fair in the first-floor lobby of the medical school was a chance to share those experiences with the rest of the school community. More...