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Find Volunteer Opportunities

We publish key information for medical professionals and trainees looking for high quality, short-term volunteer opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Clinical Guidelines

The challenges of medicine in austere settings are unique. In the absence of labs and imaging, we suggest a new paradigm that focuses on safe management of common symptoms.

Research Activities

We're excited about global health. Collaborate with us, read about our completed and ongoing quality improvement projects, and provide your feedback on our framework for best practices on short-term medical missions.

QuickChart EMR

Use the QuickChart mobile EMR to create and share medical records in austere settings, and securely manage your patient roster.

Find Volunteer Opportunities

We publish key information for medical professionals and trainees looking for high quality, short-term volunteer opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Clinical Guidelines

The challenges of medicine in austere settings are unique. In the absence of labs and imaging, we suggest a new pardigm that focuses on safe management of common symptoms.

Research Activities

We're excited about global health. Collaborate with us, read about our completed and ongoing quality improvement projects, and provide your feedback on our framework for best practices on short-term medical missions.

QuickChart EMR

Use the QuickChart mobile EMR to create and share medical records in austere settings, and securely manage your patient roster.

Recent Blog Posts

What countries receive the most medical missions?

We’ve added over 300 volunteer organizations to our database, all of which send short-term, primary care medical volunteers to Latin America and the Caribbean. Some are small church groups that operate a single annual trip. Others consist of dozens of university chapters. Still others operate hundreds of annual trips. A majority seem to be faith-based, […]

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Electronic medical records for medical missions

There is increasing focus on the clinical practices of short-term medical brigades, including their often illegible, disposable medical records written on queue cards. Better medical records usually mean higher standards of care for patients. But bringing the expense and complexity of an electronic medical record (EMR) into a remote setting is challenging. Our findings We […]

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