VACorps Medical Internship Profile Video – Omar Daabies

It's a huge responsibility to take on a VACorps medical internship in Cape Town, South Africa. As in any many sub-Saharan African countries, rates of disease are high and funding for care is lower than in many countries in Europe or North America. I'm always impressed with the professionalism and the dedication of the interns who come [...]

Medical Internship Spotlight: The First Heart Transplant and Christian Barnard

Cape Town is home to some amazing history. For being a relatively small population, South Africa has long punched above its weight in matters of world importance. Professor Chris Barnard led the team which performed the first human-to-human heart transplantation operation at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town. Groote Schuur is the main hospital in Cape Town, [...]