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Clerkship Day 45: Community Health

Assalamu Alaykum! (Peace be upon you!)
We are already halfway through FCH 251: Integrated Clerkship II in Family and Community Medicine. Our Sub-group, Block 7A recently ended our 2-week rotation at Community Medicine. Alhamdulillah, another wonderful experience to share ^_^
We started our first week doing the 3-day orientations (yes, I'm serious!): Orientations at Manila Health Department, Fabella Health Center, then Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) in UP-PGH, and so on. The rest of the week were spent on two things: Doing consultations and Public health lectures at Fabella Health Center (FCH) and attending SGDs and lectures. We also have our two-time 10-hr duty at the Ambulatory Dept (AMBU) during the weekends. 

Well, compared to Pediatrics, this was way less toxic. Just compare the 34-hr duty to the 10-hr duty! Thank God we have professors in DFCM who understand us students in terms of having enough sleep :P It is indeed a wonderful blessing that we w…