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Surgical Team Trips

ReSurge International sends volunteer medical teams to empower developing world surgeons by teaching and performing approximately 650 life-transforming surgeries with them each year, helping to reduce the backlog of cases in those countries and to provide hands-on training.

If you would like to become a volunteer, please see our Volunteers page.

2016-2017 Surgical Team Trip Schedule

Site Dates
Vietnam HCMC July 14 - July 29, 2017
Tanzania Itigi Either Nov 24-Dec 10 or Dec 1-Dec 17
Vietnam Quang Ngai January 5 - January 20, 2018
Bolivia* La Paz* May 12 - May 26, 2018*
Vietnam Hue June 2 - June 17, 2018
*Hand trip – requires hand surgeons and anesthesiologists with regional anesthesia capabilities.

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*For volunteers credentialed by ReSurge only. To become a ReSurge credentialed volunteer, click here.

Visiting Educator Workshops

ReSurge teaches medical professionals overseas each year to perform surgeries safely, effectively and efficiently on their own. Visiting Educator Workshops provide advanced hands-on training in specialized skills and each program is tailored to fit the needs of our partners.

2017 - 2018 Visiting Educator Trip Locations

Country/Site Date Focus Specialties Needed
Guayaquil Jan 2018 Hand Hand surgeon, OT/PT, anesthesia
Guayaquil Apr 2018 General reconstructive Surgeon, anesthesia
Dehradun Dec 10-16 2017 General reconstructive Surgeon, anesthesia, OT/PT
Itiigi - VE on STT Late Nov
early Dec 2017
Nursing Nurse
Harare Sep 15-24, 2017 Cleft/craniofacial Cleft/cranio-facial surgeon, anesthesia
Harare Oct 20-29, 2017 Hand Hand surgeon, OT/PT, anesthesia
Harare TBD General reconstructive Surgeon, anesthesia, nurse
Managua Mar 2018 Secondary clefts Surgeon, anesthesia, pediatrician
HCMC Peds #2 Jun 30-Jul 5 2017 Anesthesia Anesthesia x2
Hue End of Sep 2017 Cleft/craniofacial Craniofacial surgeon, pediatrician
Hanoi National
Late Sep - early Oct 2017 Cleft/craniofacial Cleft/craniofacial surgeon, anesthesia
Hue End of Nov or Dec 2017 Breast reconstruction, microsurgery Microsurgeon x2
HCMC Peds #1 Dec 2017 Hand Hand surgeon OT/PT
HCMC Peds #1 Mid-May 2018 Microtia Microtia surgeon, pediatrician
Hue - VE on STT Jun 2-17 2018 VE on STT Surgeon
Hanoi National
TBD Hand Hand surgeon, OT/PT, pediatrician
Havana TBD General reconstructive Surgeon, anesthesia, nurse
Hospital Central
de Maputo
Sep 10-17 2017 General reconstructive Surgeon, anesthesia, OT/PT
Hospital Central
de Maputo
Feb 11-18 2018 General reconstructive Surgeon, anesthesia, nurse
Thimpu Jan 2018 Hand Hand surgeon, OT/PT, anesthesia
Thimpu Jun 2018 Burn reconstruction Surgeon, nurse, anesthesia
Kathmandu Sep 2017 Microsurgery Microsurgeon x2
Kathmandu Nov 2017 Hand surgery Surgeon, anesthesia, OT
Kathmandu Jan 2018 Microsurgery Microsurgeon x2
Kathmandu Mar 2018 Secondary cleft surgery Surgeon, anesthesia, Nurse
Kathmandu TBD PALS/Anesthesia Anesthesia (2), certified PALS instructor

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