As I embark on my next great adventure I realized that I haven't officially blogged in what looks like over a year. In reality I have been writing monthly blogs as Word documents on my computer which are saved under the folder on my desktop "blogs". Yet, somewhere along the way I developed a fear of posting them without taking the time to edit and review what I have written. As you can see I have slacked off on reviewing what I have written making it worthy enough to post here. Despite how this fear developed I need to get over it and starting right now. Tomorrow morning at 2 am I am leaving from Kansas City to go to Falmouth Jamaica for a medical mission trip. I don't know really what to expect, making me excited and nervous. There is extreme poverty in Jamaica which adds another complexity to the treatment of patients. I look forward to this challenge and doing what we can with limited resources. I anticipate it will be much more of a learning experience that I can imagine sitting here now and will try to keep you updated when ever I get internet. For now I am headed to bed for a couple hours before I have to aw
My name is Meg and I am currently a Geriatrics and Palliative Care Fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. I started this blog several years ago as a way to remember and talk about what I experienced while studying abroad in Rwanda during the summer of 2009.