August, 2017

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Josh Baldonado 2018

  This summer I came back to Vietnam for my fourth medical mission trip with VnHope as a Team Leader.  Before you go on these trips, you try to anticipate and prepare for the long work days, monotonous pill counting sessions, and long bus rides to the clinic site. ToRead More

Jimmy To 2017

Every year with the summer service camp brings a new experience. This was my third mission back on the trip and I was given the opportunity of coming back as a Student Leader, along with Bi Pham, under the camp’s first year as the VnHOPE Alliance.  Even though we workedRead More

Daniel Nguyen 2017

The path to becoming a medical professional is an arduous one.  A journey full of trials, tribulations, revelations, and relief.  At some points in my academic trajectory, often during the hours of early dusk, I have had a propensity to question my motivation for consciously putting myself through such academicRead More

Anh Tran 2017

I was able to interact a lot with patients because I interpreted between English and Vietnamese for doctors who did not speak Vietnamese. When I shadowed in pediatrics, I looked for cavities and used a stethoscope to listen to the heartbeat of patients. I remember that one patient was aRead More

Kelly Chang 2017

One memory stands out during my time with VnHope. I was shadowing Dr. Ching at primary care as he was questioning a patient. He asked the patient if he had any problems with his vision. The patient said he had blurry vision, so Dr. Ching told him he would sendRead More

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