“Seeing new skills taught, learned, and put into practice to save a life which before likely could not be saved is extremely rewarding and makes me so proud of the hard work the ECPs put into learning emergency medicine and translating that learning to action in the department.”
The communities have confidence that their local hospitals will deliver quality care in emergency situations. She really puts it into perspective the privilege we have in the US when treating patients and how similar situations in Uganda are managed differently, but effectively. When looking back on the memorable experiences in Uganda, she can’t help but think of the amazing friendships she made and the joy she had going to work everyday there. Mariel is proud of the GEC board and the commitment to ECP’s and staff. The level of respect is something to be admired as the ECP’s have a strong voice in the future of GEC.