Shoulder to Shoulder Global


Medical Consultations Provided

Patients Attended in the Brigades

Participants Traveled to Ecuador

Interns & Medical Residents in 9 yrs

Years of Patient Care in Ecuador

Our Work

Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) is a UK Global Health Initiatives organization that integrates academic and community partners to improve the health and well-being of an underserved community in Santo Domingo, Ecuador.

Students, faculty, staff and community members can participate in this transformative, education experience by joining one of the brigades.

Meet Whitney

Major: Dentistry

Hometown: Lansing, Michigan

“This experience has given me a whole new appreciation for the small things in my life. The creativity and problem-solving skills necessary to get the job done have made me a more confident and quicker clinician.”

Celebrating 10 Years Together

Join us in the celebration of a decade of hard work and collaboration between the University of Kentucky, Shoulder to Shoulder Global, Centro de Salud Hombro a Hombro, Hombro a Hombro and the Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas community.

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