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Posted on February 7, 2018 by Erik Hammarlund, VIA Indonesia Fellow

SUNY Students Explore Art & Social Movements in Indonesia

Erik Hammarlund, current VIA fellow posted in Jogjakarta, shares his experience assisting with the Art & Social Movements Program. ​Last week, I had the opportunity to join up with one of VIA Indonesia’s January programs, the “Art and Social Movements”

Posted on October 24, 2017 by Melissa Golden

Participating in Global Leadership Virtually

One of this summer’s GLE participants, David, was unable to travel to attend the program in person in Thailand, but he didn’t let that stop him. Below is David’s reflection about what it was like to join the program virtually.

Posted on August 28, 2017 by Rintaro Yamada

Understanding Challenges of the LGBTQ+ Community

We learned clinical English, patient privacy, USMLE, design thinking, and so on. Especially, LGBTQ+ health issues thinking left a strong impression on me. In the first LGBTQ+ class, our lecturer told us that he had two mothers. I was surprised

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Tamara Solorzano

First Impressions of MED, from the Assistant Director

Hello! My name is Tamara Solorzano and I am the Assistant Program Director for the VIA MED program. My impression of this program on the first week summed up on one word is: engaging. There is nothing complacent about my

Posted on by Keita Morikawa

Insights from Week 1 of MED 2017

Hello everyone, my name is Keita Morikawa. I’m a fourth-year medical student from the University of Tokyo. It’s been almost a week since I came to Stanford. So far, Stanford proved to be one of the best places I know