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Doctor Shadowing in Labrador

penashue with med students_01.PNGElizabeth and Francis Penashue with Dr. Jong and Dean Simon Memorial University has a new program that brings potential medical students to Labrador to learn first hand what’s its like to be a doctor. Five Aboriginal students are getting hospital experience along with traditional teachings from elders, like Elizabeth Penashue. The students visited Elizabeth in her tent as she demonstrated a traditional healing tool. Here’s some of that visit with two students and Dr. Michael Jong, who’s heading the program.

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