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The mission of Partners in Health (PIH) is to provide a preferential option for the underprivileged in health care. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations, PIH strives to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in...[Read more]
Dr. Amjad Maniar is a consultant anesthesiologist at People Tree Hospital in Bengaluru, India. He spoke with Sonosite about his journey from using landmark techniques to ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia. Discovering Ultrasound Back in early 2000, when I was a resident...[Read more]
Emergency room consultant Norbert Pfeufer, MBA, has developed and organized ultrasound workshops for anesthetists in Eritrea, Africa, for a number of years. This has helped to support doctors in the area that are faced with many daily challenges, including language...[Read more]
Costantino Balestra, Professor of Physiology at Haute Ecole Bruxelles-Brabant in Belgium, uses point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in environments that could not be more different from a typical hospital setting. His expertise lies in studying the effects of extreme conditions on the...[Read more]
Dr. David Johnsen is a diagnostic radiologist working with medical missions to the Dominican Republic. His team borrowed a Sonosite M-Turbo through Sonosite’s Global Loaner Program for a recent mission. Dr. Johnsen submitted this report of his experiences in the...[Read more]
Dr. Fabith Moideen, Chief of Emergency Medicine department at Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode, Kerala, India has worked for 13 years in emergency medicine. Dr. Moideen recently shared his journey with point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and its importance in routine clinical practise...[Read more]
University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center emergency medicine physician Emily Bartlett, MD, MS, traveled to Guatemala City in 2019 for a recently established emergency medicine program. The trip was focused on educational exchange and professional development for program residents. Dr. Bartlett...[Read more]
Canadian obstetrician and gynecologist Paul Thistle, MD, FRCSC, LL.D has been working full-time in Zimbabwe since 1995. He works at Karanada Mission Hospital , a 150-bed hospital in northeastern Zimbabwe serving a community of 220,000 people with four doctors and...[Read more]
Emergency physician Matthew Lyon, MD FACEP, of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is actively involved in an ultrasound education exchange with medical students and residents at the University of Panama. The school is currently teaching 1,000 medical...[Read more]
Paediatric and internal medicine resident Marie Arnaout, DO, and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Prashant Patel, DO, recently returned from Madagascar on a mission for Western Michigan University School of Medicine . They were accompanied by internal physician Richard Roach,...[Read more]