This session will address how choices made during medical, pharmacy, dental, nursing, physician assistant, etc. school often shape the direction of our lives. Dr. Parsa will outline the barriers and obstacles that often derail a student or a doc eager to serve the least of these in the US or in developing countries. He will provide illustrations from his own life and the lives of others as good examples that will challenge and encourage students and healthcare professions to focus on opportunities where the needs are the greatest.
—Discuss investing where the medical and spiritual needs are the greatest.
—Describe the positive impact on both patients and the healthcare professionals when investing where the needs are the greatest.