Mission Blogs

2017

2017
NEPAL: DAY ONE

November 4, 2017 - Everyone arrived yesterday piecemeal after long lines at the airport to get through immigration.  We met up with Dr. Shankar Rai last night for a brief orientation to our week; he is a most charming host.

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HAITI: DAY FIVE

October 13, 2017 - We woke up at 4 so that we could all be packed and ready to go to the airport in time.  Port Au Prince is constantly bustling. Even at 4:45 am there is traffic (both pedestrian and vehicle) everywhere.

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HAITI: DAY FOUR

October 12, 2017 - Thursday was a wonderful opportunity to continue to come together as a cohesive team.  The team went above and beyond in caring for these wonderful patients. Dr Smith and I performed a limited...

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HONDURAS: DAY SIX

October 12, 2017 - El Fin de Semana. Today was our final day at La Providencia.  Per routine, we began our morning rounding on patients who stayed overnight from yesterday’s operating schedule. The young child...

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HAITI: DAY THREE

October 11, 2017 - A day of accomplishment! And a day of surprise. Dr. Smith and I did a very challenging Latissimus transfer to help a child regain shoulder function.  This was a true team approach. 

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