In 2009, Max Kligerman was a junior majoring in international relations when he joined one of the first Duke Engage teams and traveled to Haiti for the first time. That summer in Haiti not only led him to pursue a certificate in global health to go along with his major, but it also, he says, “sealed the deal” for him to go on to medical school after graduation from Duke in 2011.

“I always knew I wanted to work in a field where I could help people,” said Kligerman. “But it was not until I spent the summer in Haiti that I knew I wanted to be a doctor.”

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