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Americans Graduate Medical School in Cuba

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Americans Graduate Medical School in Cuba

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Americans Graduate Medical School in Cuba

Americans Graduate Medical School in Cuba

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Eight U.S. students graduate from medical school in Cuba in July – the second class of Americans to do so. Cuba's leader Fidel Castro established the program seven years ago, offering full scholarships to foreign students willing to practice in underserved areas. Although the U.S. has banned trade with Cuba, the State Department has not opposed the program. Sitimbile Sales, who just finished her third year studying at the Latin American School of Medicine in Havana, speaks with Scott Simon.

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