December 2015 saw an initial global outreach trip including a needs assessment in Nagpur, India. Our trips have consisted of medical clinics serving those with limited access to healthcare due to poverty as well as relationship building with local physicians and medical schools.
Build relationships with the community of Nagpur
Provide competent, appropriate medical care to an extremely underserved population
Supply much needed medications and supplies during this outreach program
To serve as educational resources to the local physicians, dentists, and healthcare providers
Partner with local healthcare providers to better understand the needs and culturally appropriate care of this population
Request referrals to the local healthcare system for services beyond those we are able to provide
Offer safe learning environment for medical students, other healthcare personnel, and ancillary team members
Allow learning experiences for medical students and other healthcare students
Give intensive training of students in the art of medicine without the use of lab, x-rays, and other technology. Students are encouraged to use their minds and hands to evaluate and treat patients
Furnish opportunities to learn about a different culture and global issues encountered.