Growing the Number of Surgeons in Malawi
February 24, 2015
I always had the idea that after retirement I would share my experiences with the next generation of surgeons. Working in Malawi with Physicians for Peace, I did not have to wait until retirement.
Costa Rica 2014: Regional Burn Care Workshop
November 25, 2014
Physicians for Peace and our Latin American field partners from Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama and the Dominican Republic gathered together for an international burn conference to share expertise, challenges and best practices in providing patient care. The training included a mix of patient rounds, workshops on serial casting and hand splints and a lecture by a plastic surgeon on lessons learned in the treatment of chemical burns and acid attacks, as well the use of the skin bank in Bogotá, Colombia.
"In Malawi, Babies Were Alive Because of What We Did"
November 19, 2014
Watch our interview with International Medical Educator Diana Behling and learn how her training in Malawi saved the lives of newborns.
Simon's Story: Making a Living with Ice Cream and Potatoes
September 15, 2014
Physicians for Peace outfitted Simon, Simon, a street vendor who lost his leg after being struck by a car while selling ice cream on his tricycle, with a new leg.