One Woman Can Change The World

Yesterday was a pretty easy going day. We split up into two groups and went to two different hospitals. The hospital my group visited was a maternity hospital and was locket about 40 minutes outside of the city. Fortunately for my group members and I, this allowed us to take a nap on the way…

Small Town in The Big City

After meeting in the hostel lobby at 9:25, our group took the short walk to the Austral University building located just 10 minutes from our location. While at Austral, we had a guest lecturer, Exequiel Banga, an innovation expert. He gave us an interactive lecture on how innovation works, and gave us some of his…

Another Day in El Tigre

Today we visited another primary care center in the Tigre area of Buenos Aires. The center was specifically to help young kids, and mothers with the development of families. At the center the kids were taken care of as if they were in a day-care, while their mothers could learn skills that would help get…

Consistent Care

Over the last couple days, out group has had the chance to visit a few primary healthcare service facilities, and today we were able to do the same. Today we visited one of the primary care centers located in El Tigre, a series of islands connected by rivers that are apart of the wetlands of…

Empanadas with a side of Ranch

The Don Silvano is a ranch located a little over an hour from the bustling city of Buenos Aires. Today our group ventured over to the ranch for some fun activities, and delicious homemade Argentina food. Much of the food we had was freshly produced at the ranch, and was cooking in traditional ways. The…

Museum Nostalgia

Today was a beautiful day. The weather was great, with scattered clouds, and a refreshing breeze throughout the day. We started off today by busing to Palermo, and getting an easy going tour of Palermo Hollywood. Here, we walked around look at street art. Many of the pieces were murals that covered entire walls, and…

Across The Board

To start off the day, we walked about a half mile to the Austral University building located in Buenos Aires. During the walk everyone stretched their legs, and attempted to get their last yawns out as we entered the old building. In the building we listened to the guest lecture from Dr.Guillermo Williams, a former…

Beginning to End

Another day another blog. We started to day off with our normal 7:40 meeting in the hostel lobby, and then headed off to Austral University. However, unlike the other days, we hit major traffic on the way to the University. Apparently there was a car accident on the highway, which caused a lot of traffic….

Soap & Sunscreen

With a 9:15 am start this morning, the group was very happy to sleep in, and catch up on some needed sleep. Everyone seemed eager to start the day because we were having a site visit at, Andrómaco, a pharmaceutical company. The company is based in Buenos Aires, and focuses on creating products that help…

HIVE Mind

Once again, bright and early, our group boarded the bus at 8:00 am to drive to Austral University. Today’s schedule was filled with walking tours around the Austral hospital, and we were guided by nurses and staff throughout the morning. During the tour we visited places such as the pediatric intensive care unit, as well…

University vs Universidad

As the rain clouds cleared away and the sun began to peek over the horizon, our group boarded a bus headed to Austral University. During the one hour journey to Austral’s campus, most of the group fell back asleep, and could be seen with shut eyes or heard snoring. When we disembarked the bus we…

Architectural Digest(™)

After leaving Pittsburgh on a beautiful Saturday morning, our flight was unfortunately delayed several times. However, when we finally got off the ground in Atlanta around 12:30 am, I fell into a deep sleep, and had little worries about the plane ride to the Buenos Aires airport. Upon arrival we were greeted by our lovely…

Going Away With Milo DeFay

Greetings, my name is Milo DeFay. I’m currently a freshman in the University of Pittsburgh College of Business and Administration, and I plan on majoring in Marketing and Global Management. I was born in Duncansville, PA, which is located just two hours east of campus. On campus this year, I’ve enjoyed meeting new people and…

Meet Plus3 Argentina 2019!

Welcome to the Argentina Plus3 Study Abroad Program! Join us as we travel to Buenos Aires to explore the healthcare industry. Through site visits and cultural immersion, students will have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally.  The core academic portion of this program will focus on various areas of the healthcare industry, from…