These organizations have confirmed that they are actively seeking anesthesiologists to go to Haiti.
Project Hope anticipates deploying volunteers to assist onboard the USNS Comfort.
Additionally, Project HOPE is working to identify additional needs in
several of the local hospitals in Port-au-Prince and the surrounding
area. All interested volunteers will need to register through our website. By registering online, interested volunteers will be notified as additional details and opportunities are identified.
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) needs help particularly from critical care physicians. Please contact Karen Yetsky at [email protected] or (847) 825-5586 if you are able to help.
University of Miami is actively recruiting anesthesiologist volunteers. Please contact Paulette Richards and include your name, contact information, list your dates of
availability, language fluency, skills, specialties, title, country of
Please note, starting February 20, 2010
deployment to Haiti will require a commitment of 7 days of volunteer
work and 1 day of travel. If any of you are available and willing to
travel on these dates please reply to this email, if you are not
selected for this shift, you will receive a future email with the next
If you are selected, you will receive additional information regarding the flight.
Thank you all in advance for your kind heart and cooperation.
The Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the US Department of Health and Human Services
seeks to identify specialty physicians who are willing to volunteer to
deploy with HHS National Disaster Medical Assistance teams in Haiti.
They are specifically looking for anesthesiologists. There is a
preference for Creole or French speakers and those currently
credentialed through the Medical Reserve Corps in their states, or the
ESAR-VHP (Emergency Services Advanced Registration of Volunteer Health
Personnel) program. Please contact Michala Koch, directly to volunteer.
R.A. Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland -
ASA Member, Yvette Fouche'-Weber is organizing anesthesiology relief
efforts for the R.A. Cowley shock trauma center, University of
Maryland. The efforts will continue for about six - nine months, and
they need outside volunteers in order to sustain such a
mission. Please e-mail Dr. Fouche’-Weber directly if you are interested in volunteering.
Dr. Chris Young reports a
need for an anesthesiologist in Haiti from March 6-19 at St. Damien
Hospital in Port au Prince. If you are interested in the opportunity,
please contact Dr. Young.
MSF/Doctors without Borders
Samaritan's Purse/World Medical Mission
Partners in Health
Community Coalition for Haiti
Surgical Volunteers International
Hopital Albert Schweitzer
International Medical Corps
Medical Teams International
These organizations are leading surgical missions and may need anesthesiology support.
Partners in Health
Operation Giving Back