Remote Island Medicine Internships in the Philippines
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.”