Month: May 2015

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Nepal Orthopedics Day 1

Part 3 of our May, 2015 Loma Linda University Health Orthopedic Team visit to Nepal.  Please consider donating to Adventist Health International’s Nepal Earthquake Fund. There were several surgical patients waiting for our team when we showed up for morning report.  Although all cases were “quake-related”, at least half occurred in the 1-2 days after …

On Our Way To Kathmandu!

Part 2 of our May, 2015 Loma Linda University Health Orthopedic Team visit to Nepal.  The banner image above is a shot of the tracking screen in front of each seat on Etihad Airways. We finally made it safely to our destination, Scheer Memorial Hospital in Banepa, Nepal, almost 37 hours after leaving Loma Linda, …

Back To The Future

Although this website is primarily dedicated to the advancement of Hopital Adventiste d’Haiti from time to time we will feature reports of trip experiences outside of Hispaniola in hope of stimulating interest in the concept of volunteerism in general. Rodding femur at SMH with Greg Dietrich in 1995 Heading back to Nepal this coming Wednesday …

Haiti Through The Eyes Of A Young Surgeon

Philip McClure recently graduated from the Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Brown University in Rhode Island and will soon be entering a Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas.  Phil has volunteered at Hopital Adventiste d’Haiti on two separate occasions and I am quite certain that they will not have been his last …

Mark Mildren Trip Report

The following post was written by Mark Mildren, MD, a PGY-4 Orthopedic Surgery Resident at Loma Linda University who was part of Dr Scott Nelson’s team that visited Hopital Adventiste d’Haiti earlier this month.  Mark is planning on pursuing additional fellowship training in total joint replacement surgery upon graduation.  Mark’s sense of humor has assumed legendary status …

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