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Morbidity and Mortality Part I: A DAMMM Shame

This is the first post from Mission to Heal founder Dr. Glenn Geelhoed in a two-part series. Here, he explains the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in our world today - affecting the 'bottom billion' more than anyone else,…

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Ecuador 2017: Reflections from Team Member Jonathan Perkins

November 7, 2017 Uncategorized 0 Comments

by Jonathan Perkins, 5th Year Medical Student at the University of Liverpool, UK   I recently completed a four week placement with the Cinterandes Foundation in Ecuador as part of my medical training. I am a medical student in the UK…

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Ecuador 2017: Reflections from Junior Team Member Jordan Geelhoed

October 10, 2017 Uncategorized 0 Comments

by Jordan Geelhoed   So, before we left on our Ecuador trip, I was mostly nervous more than excited. Don’t get me wrong, I wanted to go, but I was unsure of what to expect. We would be out of…

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Ecuador 2017: Reflections from Team Member Khoi Nguyen

September 26, 2017 Missions 0 Comments

by Khoi Nguyen My trip really started with surprise and anxiousness. I didn’t know what to think of Dr. Geelhoed, better known as Dr. G, when I first saw him. He simply had a personality that teemed with energy, excitement,…

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The Philippines 2017: Reflections from Team Member David Jennette

by David Jennette   Having spent almost 30 years as a surgical assistant, there was little I thought I haven’t seen in an operating room. That thought, and my own impression of mankind changed in February 2017. Training as an assistant in…

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Ecuador 2017: Reflections from Team Member Devin Geelhoed

by Devin Geelhoed   Okay, here we go. This trip to Ecuador has been extremely fun, rewarding, and eye-opening for me. I was able to do and see so many new things and got to meet many new people. At…

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