Doctor Shadowing in Labrador
Elizabeth 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.