February 22, 2017
Anesthesia help is needed for an upcoming trip to San Pedro Sula, Honduras, sponsored by the Touching Hands Project, the outreach arm of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand. The trip is scheduled for April 22-29 and involves about 50 surgeries, pediatric and adult, primarily upper extremity with some nerve transfer/ brachial plexus patients. For more information visit assh.org or contact Julia A. Katarincic, M.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 8, 2017
Beth Israel in Boston has a longstanding partnership with a district hospital in Botswana. The ICU is well-resourced but not well-staffed. Seeking physician who will do well personally and clinically. This is a great opportunity for a global health anesthesiologist who wants to be on the ground. This position is funded by Beth Israel. Visit the CASIEF website for more information.
February 1, 2017
The GHO Overseas Teaching Program in Rwanda will begin recruiting for the 2018 program soon. For more information visit our program page.
January 11, 2017
Anesthesiologist needed for 1 week humanitarian visit to Haiti March 26th – April 1st. St Lukes Foundation Hospital outside of Port au Prince. Well-established operating rooms with mostly elective surgery and mostly regional anesthesia techniques expected. Committed group includes general surgeon experienced in Haitian missions and CRNA new to mission work. See http://www.stlukehaiti.org/volunteer for information. Please contact Dr John Mayberry, Boise, ID at email@example.com or 503-330-7728.
November 28, 2016
The American Society of Anesthesiologists Global Humanitarian Outreach (GHO) committee is pleased to announce the application cycle for the 2017-2018 scholarship program for U.S. Anesthesiology residents to spend a month in a resource poor setting. The site for the rotation will be a CURE Hospital in Ethiopia, Uganda, Malawi or Kenya or a GHO affiliated site in Rwanda or Guyana. Covered expenses include travel, lodging, meals, visa, vaccinations and medical insurance. For more information visit our program page.
November 3, 2016
The ASA - GHO has partnered with the Canadian Anesthesiology Society to provide educational support through a new Overseas Teaching Program in Georgetown, Guyana. Volunteers are needed. Visit the program page for more information. Read more about the current program in the November ASA Monitor article.
May 14, 2016
PCRF is a 20-year-old American nonprofit humanitarian medical relief organization which arranges volunteer missions to treat sick or injured children, regardless of religion or politics (pcrf.net). We are looking for volunteers in anesthesia to join our missions in the Middle East. We cover all expenses, logistics, and accommodations. For more information on joining a surgical team, please contact Steve Sosebee at firstname.lastname@example.org.