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ReSurge International's Rapid Response to Nepal's Fire Tragedy
In the wake of a devastating fire in Eastern Nepal, ReSurge International has swiftly mobilized an emergency...
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Nursing Education Reimagined
Collectively — nurses Katie Osborn, Ingrid Crocco, Susan Fossum, and Maria Pedersen have volunteered...
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Board Member Spotlight: Manisha Shetty Gulati
In her five years on the ReSurge International Board of Directors, Manisha Shetty Gulati has witnessed...
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Reconstructing Hope: Transforming Breast Cancer Care in Vietnam
Son Hoang from central Vietnam wears many hats – a doting grandmother, a devoted mother, a resilient...
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Meet Dr. David Silver, Exchange Scholar
Transforming the practice of reconstructive surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa is no small feat. For every...
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Meet ReSurge's 2022 Laub Fellow: Kristen Pan
The Donald R. Laub Fellowship program, named after our founder Don Laub, allows for a fourth-year...
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Nepal's Speech Therapy Camps
At ReSurge, we want our patients to thrive post-surgery. We have a holistic approach to surgical care...
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Jorge de la Cruz: Surgical Outreach Partner Interview
Dr. Jorge de la Cruz has been a Surgical Outreach Partner and a valued member of the ReSurge family for...
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Dr. Goran Jovic - University Teaching Hospital Lusaka, Zambia
Dr. Goran Jovic: Surgical Outreach Partner Interview
For the past 23 years, ReSurge has had the honor of working with Dr. Goran Jovic, one of the only reconstructive...
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Accessing Rural Care: Aarati's Story
When a child in a remote rural village is born with a surgically treatable condition, there are a lot...
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Introducing the Matolase Mtonga Scholarship Winners
It takes a special kind of bravery to reflect on one’s own community—with love and critique—and to then...
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Wrapped in a Smile: Evani's Story
When you meet 8-year-old Evani, you can’t help but catch her infectious and bubbly smile. This bright...
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Soccer Lover and Survivor: Sajin's Story
“I keep asking my brother for soccer cleats because I love playing, but he tells me, ‘no’ because he...
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Surgical Outreach Partner Spotlight: Dr. Pedro Santos
Dr. Pedro Santos grew up in Mozambique during a time of civil war. His father, a doctor, would come home...
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2022 Transformations Gala: A Global Festival
The 2022 ReSurge Transformations Gala: A Global Festival was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Paige Fox
Sometimes the most meaningful things in life happen by chance. Dr. Paige Fox is a Professor in the Division...
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Dr. Seif Nuru - St. Gaspar Hospital Itigi, Tanzania
Dr. Seif Nuru: ReSurge's First Annual Scholar
Dr. Seif Nuru is a general surgeon from Tanzania, studying in Uganda, and ReSurge’s first Annual Reconstructive...
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Dr. Dung Nguyen: A Pioneering Volunteer, Mentor, and Woman in Reconstructive Surgery
When Dr. Dung Nguyen was growing up in Vietnam, she was very aware of the importance of access to healthcare....
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Donor Profile: WELLReceived
We’re excited to announce that ReSurge International has been selected as the latest organization to...
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Black History Month: An Interview With Dr. Paul Thesiger
“My time with ReSurge was the best year of my academic and professional life and it has shaped me as...
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Black History Month: An Interview With Dr. Carla Epps
Black History Month honors the incredible contributions that Black communities have made throughout American...
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Sharing the Art and Science of Hand Surgery: An Interview with Dr. Jeff Friedrich
Dr. Jeff Friedrich is a ReSurge medical volunteer and Professor of Surgery, Orthopedics, and Urology...
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A Localized Global Surgery Curriculum Across Africa
What is the difference between the curriculum accessible to residents at Stanford Medicine’s Division...
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A Phoenix Rising: Sujana's Story
Sujana is a six-year-old who lives in the outskirts of the Katmandu Valley in Nepal with her parents...
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