CRAFTING WELLNESS STORY
"Far From Home"
An International Medical Graduate's Advice for Navigating a U.S. Career in Medicine
Kristina went to Medical School in the Philippines and offers a unique perspective on how International Medical Graduates can navigate becoming a practicing doctor in the U.S. She also discuss her passion for Medical Missions and for bringing health and wellness to people from all walks of life.
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