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The Christ Hospital/University of Cincinnati Family Medicine Residency has had a partnership in Guatemala, sending interprofessional teams of healthcare providers to provide in-person care four times per year since 2016. The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically changed the way we deliver care. Using a telehealth model, we created virtual trips for residents and students to attend, maintaining continuity with our patients and continuing to teach residents core principles in global health and care of vulnerable populations. In this presentation, we’ll review, and
- One model of telehealth in Guatemala
- Best practices and lessons learned
- Early outcomes for resident training in global health.
- Future directions for expanding care of our global community
Christy O’Dea MD & Megan Rich MD MEd
Drs. O’Dea and Rich serve as faculty at the Christ Hospital/University of Cincinnati Family Medicine Residency and both are Associate Professors of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Cincinnati. Dr O’Dea is the Medical Director of Crossroad Health Center and has been teaching global health – including leading trips to Honduras and Guatemala – for more than a decade. Dr Rich is the Program Director and has a special interest in curriculum design specifically around the care of vulnerable populations.
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