Trip Report Dr Louis J. Auguste Feb. 2010

AMHE Medical Relief Mission report by Louis J. Auguste, MD, FACS, FACG President New York Chapter of AMHE On January 12, 2010, an earthquake of 7.1 magnitude on the Richter’s scale struck the Haitian Capital of Port-au-prince, with its epicenter in Carrefour. As the images and reports started trickling in… Read more »

Trip Report Dr Ernest Benjamin Feb. 2010

Report of Ernest Benjamin, MD FCCM Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology Chief, Division of Surgical Critical Care Medicine Dear Eric , Colleagues of AMHE I have just returned from 13 days at the General Hospital in Port-au-Prince. I thought you would be interested to hear from a direct eyewitness and… Read more »

Trip Report Dr Arthur E. Palamara • Jan 22, 2010

God Doesn’t Wear Ray-Bans By Arthur E. Palamara, MD January 22, 2010 In the grand scheme of things, I recognize that what I did was negligible.  People who said “God bless you” were not aware of the paucity of my contribution, nor the immense contribution of others who gave so… Read more »

Trip Report Dr Winston Price • Jan 21-29, 2010

Winston Price, MD, FAAP, FACPE Past President-NMA I returned on January 29th from an eight-day stint in Haiti to assist in the medical relief efforts following the devastating earthquakes that besieged their island nation. I traveled to Port-Au-Prince as part of a third wave of first responders organized by The Association… Read more »

Report from Cap-Haitien, Dr Andre Vulcain Feb 15, 2010

Report from Cap-Haitien February 15, 2010 Humanitarian Situation in the North • Crisis Response After a lag period in regard to the events in Port au Prince , Cap Haitien is currently experiencing the “contre-coup “ effect  of the earthquake. A couple of days after the earthquake, the mayor of… Read more »