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Health Volunteers Overseas - Multiple Locations

United States
Duration: Open ended duration. Contact NGO for details.
Clinical Focus: Other

Mission Details
Health Volunteers Overseas ("HVO") recruits licensed anesthesiologists and in some cases final year residents to provide teaching and training to anesthesia providers in developing countries. All specialty areas in anesthesia are needed. Assignments are typically 2 – 4 weeks in length at project sites throughout the world. Please visit our website at to see a current listing of all current opportunities to volunteer in anesthesia.

Volunteer assignments are in multiple countries and locations.

Expenses: Volunteers are responsible for their own expenses. Often, sites will assist in covering expenses related to lodging and local transportation, although not always. All expenses are tax deductible through HVO’s 501c3 status.
Meals Provided: N

Security: N
Teaching Opportunity: Y
Religious Affiliation: N

HVO assists volunteers in coordinating their logistics and housing arrangements. Accommodations vary from site to site and volunteers typically stay at local hotels or apartments provided by the host institution.

Spouse/Partner/Family Permitted: N
Available for Faculty/Resident: Y
Patient Care: N

NGO Profile Info: Health Volunteers Overseas
Description Health Volunteers Overseas is a private non-profit organization dedicated to improving the availability and quality of health care in developing countries through the training and education of local health care providers.

1900 L St NW
Suite 310
Washington, DC 20036

Contact Name: Administrative Coordinator
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 202.296.0928
About ASA: The American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient. Since its founding in 1905, the Society's achievements have made it an important voice in American Medicine and the foremost advocate for all patients who require anesthesia or relief from pain.