A colleague of mine passed this along to me today. It’s a short essay from an MIT student about his experience at a pathology lab in India. At least to me, it was a little eye-opening. Perhaps it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of bleeding edge technology and novel academic pursuits and forget just how good most of us in the states have it.
This article serves not only to remind you of the kind of compromises our colleagues are forced to deal with in under-served areas, but it also reminds us of the clinical and epidemiological consequences of our day-in day-out.