Anesthesia and Volunteer Alerts
VOOM Foundation Medical Missions in Africa
The VOOM Foundation is a U.S. based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to provide impartial sustainable healthcare programs dedicated to quality, with a particular focus on supporting the underprivileged and underserved in Africa. VOOM’s long-term vision is to raise the standard of healthcare in Nigeria through education and training at healthcare facilities that care for all patients, regardless of their ability to pay. To pursue our mission, we travel to Nigeria with surgical teams to carry out open-heart medical missions throughout the year. Anesthesiologists are vital to the VOOM teams and they are constantly recruiting for missions. More information on upcoming trips and how to sign up is available here: Mission Dates & Sign Up - Voom Foundation
Anesthesiologists needed for medical mission to Jamaica, July 2024
Join a dynamic group of medical professionals for a medical mission to Jamaica in July 2024. Zion Care International will be visiting Saint James, Jamaica for its medical mission July 14-21, 2024. For more information on how to participate, visit https://www.zioncareinternational.org/ or contact [email protected]
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: [email protected].
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 protected]). 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 [email protected]. For further information about the organization, please visit www.heartsinmotion.org.
Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship Program
The ASA Committee on Global Health (CGH) 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!
ASACF & CGH Programs
Overseas Teaching Program in Georgetown, Guyana
For more information visit the program page, or contact Dr. Reema Sanghvi at [email protected].
Overseas Teaching Program, Rwanda
For more information visit the program page, or contact Dr. Shyamal Asher at [email protected].