May 22, 2018

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Medical Missions: You Can’t Do Everything, but You Can Still Help

Six days a week 17-year-old Carina gets up at 3:00 a.m., working in the coffee fields carrying 50-pound bags down the mountain until 4:00 p.m. Afterward she cleans the house and cares for her siblings before bed at 8:00 p.m.—only to do it all over again the next day. When ACMC family medicine physician Dr. [More]

Dr. Lucio Minces & Dr. Carlos Franco Palacios: Friends, Doctors, Colleagues

Both Dr. Lucio Minces and Dr. Carlos Franco Palacios are from South America. Dr. Minces from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Dr. Franco Palacios from Asunción, Paraguay. It wasn’t long after Dr. Minces joined ACMC’s team of health care providers that Dr. Palacios came on board, too. But their friendship didn’t start there. The Beginning of [More]

My Life Exploration Led Me to Medical School

Sometimes our path isn’t always clear and you have to experience life a bit to help see where you belong and my journey to medical school certainly didn’t start in the traditional sense. Finding My Way After high school, I went to college and studied at the University of St. Thomas where I majored in [More]