Anesthesia and Volunteer Alerts
Short-term Volunteers Needed in Kenya
AIC Kijabe Hospital, a rural Christian mission hospital in Kijabe, Kenya, is looking for short-term volunteers to help provide clinical and educational coverage between June 15 and September 1, 2023. Trainees include nurse anesthesia students and physician anesthesia residents. Volunteers would need to be available for a minimum of two weeks. Interested parties can contact Dr. Greg Sund: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anesthesiologist needed for Surgical Mission to Trinidad
Touching Hands, a program of the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand, is urgently seeking an anesthesiologist volunteer for a mission trip October 23-29 in Trinidad and Tobago, led by Dr. Purnell Traverso. The trip will focus on hand and upper extremity care for both pediatric and adult patients, some with multiple co-morbidities. To learn more, please contact Anne Pappas (email@example.com). For further information on the organization, please visit www.touchinghands.org.
Hearts in Motion
Hearts In Motion, a mission organization that provides medical care in Central and South America needs an anesthesiologist volunteer for a mission trip in May 2022. This trip will focus on plastic surgery, especially for cleft lip and palate in children. If interested, please contact Nancyw@heartsinmotion.org. For further information about the organization, please visit www.heartsinmotion.org.
Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship Program
The ASA Committee on Global Humanitarian Outreach (GHO) is pleased to announce the application cycle for the 2022-2023 scholarship program for U.S. anesthesiology residents to spend a month in a resource-poor setting. Click here for more information and application details.
One World Surgery is recruiting Anesthesiologists for Medical Missions
One World Surgery organizes surgical and primary care missions to its facility in Honduras, the Holy Family Surgery Center. One World Surgery also leads primary care field missions in the communities surrounding the site of its future surgery center and primary care clinic in the Dominican Republic. Surgical missions to the Dominican Republic are scheduled to begin in 2022. They are in need of anesthesiologists and more information can be found here: https://oneworldsurgery.org/medical-mission/
Urgent need for Anesthesiologists: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is urgently recruiting anesthesia to provide care to communities without access to functioning health care systems. Pediatrics and obstetric experience is a strong priority right now. Responsibilities include providing anesthesia, pain management, teaching and supervising of local staff, reporting, and at times assisting the ICU. Visit our website to see requirements and apply!