North East Medical Services

Health Education Clinical Intern

June - August 2019 • San Francisco, CA

What I liked

I had the invaluable opportunity to be exposed to the underprivileged, underserved population of SF Chinatown. I gained skills in constructing health care material and public information that is catered towards the target population. I improved my Chinese language skills when translating, interpreting, and interacting with the Asian population. Some specific things I did was checking and troubleshooting blood pressure and blood glucose. I also learned about public health as a healthcare field and understanding my growing interest in it.

What I wish was different

I hoped that the clinical internship program would be a bit more structured. I also hope there was more time for shadowing opportunities.


It would be most beneficial if you can speak Chinese, specifically Cantonese well.
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