Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jay Pal of the University of Colorado moderates a discussion on medical volunteerism.
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September 20, 2018
September 19, 2018
A New York Times journalist travels with Team Heart, a nonprofit organization providing humanitarian heart surgery for rheumatic disease in Rwanda. In addition to highlighting the overwhelming need, her perspective illuminates some harsh realities of these efforts in resource-poor countries.
September 11, 2018
In this Men's Journal feature, Dr. William Novick describes his beginnings in international congenital heart surgery and how the personal credo: "Screw politics, screw religion; I'm here to help" has landed him inside the operating rooms of some of the world's most hostile regions.
August 15, 2018
As a specialized agency of the United Nations concerned with international public health, the World Health Organization (WHO) supports the mission to treat congenital heart disease in Libya.
Highlighting the Joint AATS/PASCaTS Forum: Enhancing Cardiovascular Education and Skill Training in Resource-Limited Underserved Regions
May 14, 2018
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and the Pan-African Society for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery held their 6th Joint Global Forum at the recent AATS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.
In Global News: Improving Vein Grafts, a Suture-Based Percutaneous Mitral Device, and Donating CT Surgical Equipment
April 27, 2018
January 22, 2018
An interesting article from a popular UK newspaper, reflecting perhaps the views of members of government and public in confining UK medical graduates to largely low-paid work for five years after graduation, on the socialist principle that the public has paid for their education (they pay quite a lot themselves as well, and end up in debt).
November 28, 2017
This video was filmed on a cardiac surgery mission to Enugu Nigeria, led by Emily Farkas and sponsored by CardioStart and the VOOM Foundation.