Behind the Life of an Intern

Behind the Life of an Intern- by Jennifer Gonzalez I’m Jennifer Gonzalez, the new intern for Austin Smiles. I am a third year undergraduate student at The University of Texas. Currently, I am working towards my Health and Society degree while following a pre-medical...

Guatemala City Mission – Day 2

Today is the first surgery day! We have 13 surgeries scheduled today and Triage is the place to be first thing in the morning. The patients are already at MPSC, prepped and waiting with their families in the post-op rooms. Anthony leaves the Triage room to grab our...

Guatemala City mission – Day 1

Hello from Guatemala City! The team’s all here! Day 1 started bright and early as we gathered for breakfast at 6:15AM before making our way to the Moore Pediatric Surgery Center (MPSC) where the entire MPSC team greeted us outside. We had a quick tour of the...

Unwritten

As the last patient is wheeled to recovery, boxes are being packed and stacked, I look around the room and realize how much we haven’t  captured with words and pictures that I wish we could share about this life changing week… “El Salvador is my...

Ordinary People

“I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people                                 living ordinary lives.”                                                                                                                     ~Tracy Chapman I have walked...