ABSN Summer Immersion

ABSN Summer Immersion

Global Health Experience

Students will go on an immersion Experience to one of our sites for a 7-10 day immersion. These rich learning environments provide students with invaluable insights into diverse health care systems, community-based initiatives in different cultural settings.

Bahamas
Dates: Summer Breaks
Eligibility: Available to ABSN students
Program Contact: Caroline Coburn, ccoburn@emory.edu
Program Description: The group will be working in local clinics and schools and making home visits to residents to provide healthcare and health education.

Peru
Dates: Summer Breaks
Eligibility: ABSN students
Program Contact: Quyen Phan, qphan@emory.edu
Program Description: This group will be working in CerviCusco clinic along with physicians and nurses to provide women’s health screening.

Merida, Mexico
Dates: Summer Breaks
Eligibility: ABSN students
Program Contact: Vicki Hertzberg, vhertzb@emory.edu
Program Description: more information coming soon…

Washington, DC
Dates: Summer Breaks
Eligibility: ABSN students
Program Contact: Olga Turner, Turner, olga.n.turner@emory.edu
Program Description: This group will provide care to veterans and military service members who have committed their lives to serve our country.

Moultrie, Georgia
Dates: Summer Breaks
Eligibility: ABSN students
Program Contact: Judy Wold, jwold@emory.edu
Program Description: This group will provide healthcare and education to farm workers and their families in a low resource setting.

Atlanta, Georgia
Dates: Summer Breaks
Eligibility: ABSN students
Program Contact: Gladys Jusino-Leon, gladys.jusino-leon@emoryhealthcare.org
Program Description: The group will provide healthcare and education to homeless families in Atlanta.

Grady Hospital
Dates: Summer Breaks
Eligibility: ABSN students
Program Contact: Phyllis Wright, phyllis.p.wright@emory.edu
Program Description: This group will work primarily with undocumented and/or uninsured ESRD patients receiving dialysis treatments through the Grady emergency department.

Total Cost of Trip for Accepted Students include:
• Includes: airfare, lodging, transportation, and meals at the destination
• Does not include transportation to/from Atlanta airport, meals at airports, additional luggage fees, country entry taxes.
• Does not include special food cost due to dietary restrictions or allergies

Bahamas: $600
Peru: $1,000
Mexico: $600
Washington, DC: $600
Moultrie, GA: $150
Atlanta, GA: Free
Grady Hospital: Free

The Lillian Carter Center for Global Health & Social Responsibility will begin accepting applications for the ABSN summer immersion program very soon.Please check back.