Volunteering in the medical program will allow pre-health students to gain hands-on, culturally and clinically immersive training where they are provided the opportunity to work side by side with local physicians in diagnosing, treating, and educating patients.
Travel with purpose, learn through service
We can empower underserved communities in Central America by providing affordable and accessible medical, dental and veterinary care
Choose your Program
Provide individualized, patient-oriented care, side by side with local dental physicians, and develop basic dental techniques, identify anatomic structures, and understand the importance of implementing a dental education to promote healthy communities.
Volunteering in the Veterinary program will allow students to assist in controlling animal overpopulation in communities by offering high-quality spay/neuter clinics and animal welfare education, through a hands-on and interactive experience.
Veterinary Training Center
The IVTC in Costa Rica is designed for advanced veterinary students and recent graduates who want to enhance their surgical and clinical skills by providing high-quality, ethical, and low-cost spay and neuters to local animal shelters.
Vida has made me realize my passion for service. It sparked something huge for me and I cannot stop here.
Joining Vida has helped me discover my passion for not just becoming a doctor, but to inspire others to chase their dreams as well.
Traveling with Vida I realized that so many people needed medical attention and being able to help each patient I met was totally an unbelievable experience.
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