NOSA Goes to Jamaica

Join NOSA and The Eye Health Institute in Jamaica this November

 

Trip Dates: November 18th – November 25th, 2017

Location: Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica

Application Deadline: Thursday, August 31th 2017

 

The Student Experience

  • Performing comprehensive eye exams and vision screenings at multiple locations in Westmoreland Parish.

  • Observing various anterior segment surgeries performed by EHI’s team of Ophthalmologists.

  • Enjoying the tastes and sights of Jamaica.

Trip Details

  • This trip is open to all 2nd – 4th year NOSA members.

  • Students are responsible for their airfare expenses to and from Montego Bay, Jamaica.

  • Lodging is provided by EHI free of charge. Students can expect to share a room with a fellow NOSA member.

  • Most meals are covered by EHI, but students should prepare an allowance of $20 per day for dining out.

  • Transportation expenses within Jamaica are covered by EHI.

How to Apply

Step 1

Submit a copy of your CV/Resume and a statement explaining why you would like to join this service trip to Dr. Nadine Furtado, OD as soon as possible.

  • Send statement to: nfurtado@uwaterloo.ca

  • Include the following in the subject line of your email: your name and "NOSA Jamaica Trip Statement and Resume"

Step 2

Submit 2 letters of recommendation from professors at your college of optometry that speak to your character and clinical proficiency.

  • Send letters to: nfurtado@uwaterloo.ca

  • Include the following in the subject line of your email: your name and "NOSA Jamaica Trip Reference Letters"

 

 

Learn more about EHI at eyehealthinstitute.org

 

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