Category Archives: Haiti

Haiti and the Red Cross

Listen, I’m no expert on Haiti, disaster relief, or reconstruction efforts – but since I’ve blogged about my experiences in Haiti, I felt the need to comment on two stories that surfaced yesterday. ProPublica and NPR launched a joint investigation … Continue reading

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Shopping on Amazon this holiday season?

If you plan on doing any of your holiday shopping on Amazon this holiday season, I’d like to persuade you to shop on Amazon Smile. What’s the difference you ask?  For you, there’s no difference whatsoever.  But your shopping could … Continue reading

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Haiti and the METI Project

Are you a health care professional who has an interest in international health?  Are you interested in improving medical care in Haiti? Take a look at the great work being done by the METI Project.  You can read about the … Continue reading

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Haiti Earthquake: 4 Years Later

the amazing organization I worked with while I was in Haiti. It’s so much more than a hospital. View original post

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After completing 10 surgeries that day, candlelight mass was a nice moment of relaxation and thought.  The busy operative day left little time to think and process the true magnitude of what we had just accomplished.  10 surgeries in one … Continue reading

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Operating Room – Day 1

I think it’s safe to say that when we woke up Sunday morning and headed over to the hospital to begin our surgery “clinic” – we weren’t entirely sure what to expect.  Did the patients think they were just being … Continue reading

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observations from Haiti

I can’t for the life of me remember which morning it was, but bright and early at 7am Mass, Father Rick read the gospel according to Matthew.  The passage that morning was from Matthew 6, which also includes the words … Continue reading

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