Mission Blogs

2017

2017
HONDURAS: DAY FIVE

October 11, 2017 - Today was our final day of operating here at La Providencia.  We began our morning by rounding on patients who stayed overnight from yesterday’s operating schedule. One of our patients...

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HONDURAS: DAY FOUR

October 10, 2017 - We have traveled to Honduras with a wonderful and skilled nursing team.  The team consists of three nurses from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Michele Friday, Lori Merk and Pam Sarcinello)...

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HAITI: DAY TWO

October 10, 2017 - We had a great day operating today.  We started the day with a manipulation under anesthesia.  Thanks to Dr. Taylor's block we were able to avoid a big operation in a woman with a frozen shoulder.

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HAITI: DAY ONE

October 9, 2017 - Today marked our team's first day in Haiti. What a day if was! We had a reunion, a wedding and a work day.  Our team started the day with breakfast at 7.  Our Haitian-now American surgical tech JJ...

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HONDURAS: DAY THREE

October 9, 2017 - Today our day was filled with challenging operative cases.  We started by picking up a patient on the way to the clinic.  Our van pulled over for a family that had taken a public bus to...

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