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On June 24, DOCARE opened a new teaching and medical care site in San Andres Itzapa, Guatemala. AACOM Associate Vice President for Medical Education and President-elect of DOCARE Tyler Cymet, DO, attended the clinic opening. The site is DOCARE’s first year-round continuity clinic, offering medical care to indigenous people of the region and also providing osteopathic medical students with the opportunity to participate in two-, three-, and four-week rotations at the site. For more information on how fourth-year Spanish-speaking osteopathic medical students can seek an international clerkship through DOCARE, visit here.

DOCARE International is a medical outreach organization dedicated to providing much-needed health care to indigent and isolated people in remote areas around the world. 

(Photo: Alan Schalscha, DO, Jim Cole, DO, Michael Mallie, and Tyler Cymet, DO (left to right) attend the opening of a year-round continuity clinic in San Andres Itzapa, Guatemala.)

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July / August 2011
Vol. 5, No. 7 / 8