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Volunteer Team Leader, Member, or Administrator

Volunteer Team Leader, Member, or Administrator

Medical Trips

Medical Teams Abroad program provides medical and surgical treatment to children in need all over the world. We assemble volunteer teams of medical, surgical, dental, and healthcare professionals. Following are examples of what it takes to be a member of our teams.

Types of Teams
  • General & Internal Medicine
  • ENT
  • Plastic Maxillofacial/Facial Plastics, Cleft Lip and Palate & Microtia
  • Orthopedics
  • Dental
  • Burn
  • Ophthalmology
  • Health Screening
Trip Components

1) Site Selection

  • Pre-visit to site prior to commitment
  • Quantifiable need or availability
  • Hospital support
  • Logistical support
  • Favorable site visit
  • Local government or Community support

2) Volunteer Team Composition

  • Team Leader, MD
  • Administrator
  • Surgeons
  • Anesthesiologists
  • CRNA’s
  • Nurses–OR, scrub, rotating, recovery room specialties
  • Pediatrician
  • Technical & ancillary
Medical Trip Costs
Actual Trip Costs to Ica, Peru 2019 with 39 volunteers:


Airfares: $18,717 / In Country Expenses: $15,742 (Hotel, buses, taxis, supplies, permissions through Ministry of Health to work in Peru, meals, travel insurances)


2018 Ica Peru Medical Summary: Cleft and Dental Teams
Volunteer Credentials
  • Role of Individual
  • Documentation
    • C.V
    • Current Medical License/Certification
    • Diploma
  • HTCNE Forms
    • Registration
    • Liability
    • Ethics
  • Passport copy
  • Emergency contact information

If you are interested in becoming a Team Leader, Member, or Administrator on a Medical Trip you must travel with an existing team for training. To find out more please email Missy Law: or please call our office at 860-355-1828 ext. 24