Chapel Hill, North Carolina, February 24, 2014

Pediatrician Dr. April Edwards, resident physician at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill talks with UNC-TV’s North Carolina Now program about her experience as a Sanders Scholar, practicing medicine at a women’s and children’s health clinic in the Dominican Republic. The Dr. Charles A. Sanders/Project HOPE International Residency Scholarship enables current medical residents from North Carolina to participate in a one- to two-month supervised global health elective at one of Project HOPE’s program sites in the developing world. The scholarship, funded by the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation, is open to applicants who have completed at least one year of postgraduate training in any specialty at one of North Carolina’s four medical schools - Wake Forest University, Duke University, the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  For more information on the residency scholarship and to download an application, please visit

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