Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Training at the National Institute of Child Health in Lima
Drs. Mitchell (Surgery) and Ruiz (Anesthesiology) have initiated a multi-year training initiative to improve complex cardiac surgery in a public hospital setting, working in partnership with motivated and excellent pediatric surgical professionals in Lima that their children’s hospital.
Clinical Care in Peru
Dr. Klehm has been working with the Alto Cayma community in Arequipa, Peru, a city of 1 million people in Southern Peru. Coordinated through Father Alex of the and local support, his efforts include providing routine health care, maternity health and well-women care to a very underserved population. Situated in extreme poverty, this area has a large need for increased access to basic health services.
Pediatric Surgical Humanitarian Mission
Dr. Densmore provides elective Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology interventions in Yantalo, Peru.
Dr. Otterson performs outpatient surgery on groin and inguinal hernias and lipomas.
International Pediatric Surgery Symposium in Peru
Dr. Oldham leads a Pediatric Surgery team on their visit to Peru to provide an educational symposium in Lima and to provide free surgical care to the underserved population in Yantalo, Peru which is located in northern Peru's western Amazon jungle. This is done in collaboration with the University of Michigan Pediatric Surgery group, the Yantalo Foundation, and the Peruvian pediatric surgeons.
Advancing physician capacity
Dr. Thakar works with Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) and is working 2 BMT programs in Lima, Peru.
Yantalo Foundation-MCW Institutional Affiliation Agreement
Dr. North is the faculty lead for the institutional affiliation agreement between MCW and the Yanatalo Foundation in Yantalo, Peru. Signed in 2012, this agreement lays the groundwork for mutually beneficial educational opportunities and research partnerships between faculty, residents, and students from both institutions. Dr. North is also the faculty lead for the institutional affiliation with the Instituto Nacional de Salud in Lima, Peru.
Instituto Nacional de Salud-MCW Institutional Affiliation Agreement
Dr. North is the faculty lead for the institutional affiliation agreement between MCW and the Instituto Nacional de Salud in Lima, Peru. Signed in 2013, this agreement lays the groundwork for mutually beneficial educational opportunities and research partnerships between faculty, residents, and students from both institutions in the areas of tropical disease and microbiological and pathological diagnostics. Dr. North is also the faculty lead for the institutional affiliation with the Yanatalo Foundation in Yantalo, Peru.
Pediatric Surgery and Anesthesia in Rural Peru
Dr. Ellinas is part of a team of faculty from Children's Wisconsin, and faculty from Lima, Peru and Lyon, France that collaborate during a one week annual trip to Moyobamba, Peru to evaluate and perform general/urological surgeries.
Facial Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
Dr. Loveland Baptist is part of a time providing comprehensive cleft lip and palate repair and revision to a profoundly underserved population. Over the course of 6 operative days approximately 50 children underwent a range of surgical procedures from infants receiving primary repair of cleft lip to adolescents undergoing complex revision of lip, palate and nose with bone grafting. Highly specialized surgeons, anesthesiologists, speech therapists and nurses from all over the US combine efforts to take exceptional care of these patients with significant support from the local Lioness Club in Lambayeque, Peru and the Medical School in Chiclayo, Peru.