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March 2019 – Vol. 38, No. 2

Team helps 493 patients in Migori, Kenya

This past October, a team of two otolaryngologists, a general surgeon, and an orthopedic surgeon descended upon Migori in Southwestern Kenya to provide a week of surgical care for adult and pediatric patients. I was fortunate to accompany this team with the support of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Humanitarian Grant program.

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Ultrasound study adds value to Malindi, Kenya Mission

Thanks to the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Humanitarian Travel Grant Fund, I was able to travel to Malindi, Kenya, to participate in a two-week surgical training camp led by faculty from Vanderbilt University Medical Center. During this trip, I served in numerous roles for the surgical team with a primary goal of assisting in educating local surgeons who were involved in the training camp.

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The 2018 Cleft Exchange in Lanzhou, Gansu, China

I had the opportunity to participate in the 2018 Cleft Exchange by Love without Boundaries from November 25, 2018, to November 30, 2018, in Lanzhou in Gansu, China. We were based at the Gansu Provincial Hospital.

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Medical mission: Gulu, Uganda

In September 2018, I accompanied the Medical Missions Foundation on a service trip to Gulu, Uganda. Under the supervision of Brandon Johnson, MD, we treated patients at Saint Mary’s Hospital Lacor in the clinic and performed surgeries during a week at the hospital.

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