Summer Internships in the Philippines - Instructor

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Remote Island Medicine Internships in the Philippines

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Dale Flynn 

University Writing Program 

Dr. Flynn received a Bachelor's degree in Bacteriology from UCLA and worked as a bacteriologist at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. She received a Master's degree from UC Riverside and a Ph.D. from UC Davis. She has taught composition at UCD since 1984.  She has developed a number of writing courses for students interested in science/medicine, including Advanced Composition for Students in Health Sciences and Advanced Composition for Students in Biological Sciences. She has also taught a number of Freshman seminars, and a Humanities course on Medicine and the Humanities. Dale facilitated the first cohort of Summer Health Internships through UC Davis Study Abroad in 2014.

What Students Are Saying

  • “[The] most rewarding part was interacting with local staff, like nurses and doctors, as well as the local community. I learned a lot about the healthcare system and culture of the Philippines through my interactions with these diverse groups.”
  • “The most rewarding part has been learning so much about the culture and health care system. I loved connecting with the locals.”
  • “I had a wonderful time. The internship completely exceeded my expectations.”