The second Joint Haitian American Urology Conference takes place this week. Urologists from Haiti, the US, and elsewhere meet with industry and government leaders to advance urology training and care in Haiti.
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IVUmed is currently conducting a female reconstructive urology workshop in Pignon, Haiti at the Hopital Bienfaisance de Pignon until March 27, followed by a male reconstructive urology workshop through April 5th. The Morrison County Record out of Minnesota interviewed Justin Lindhart, a CRNA volunteer on the female urology team, on his fifth medical service trip to Haiti.
To read the article, please visit IVUmed’s blog here:
Surgeons and trainees worldwide are starting to identify the need for collaboration among organizations and a focus on education to improve surgery in developing countries. In Haiti, urologists established the First Haitian American Urology Conference. After several informal discussions, the interest and need was recognized and brought together several urologists and program leaders in the first formal meeting to identify an effective and collaborative effort to further urology education in Haiti. To read more about this event, please read the published article here: