Category Archives: Haiti

The Value of Volunteering



 

James A. DellaValle, MD, is a graduate of the Drexel University School of Medicine. He is a board-certified in emergency and family medicine, focusing on those in rural areas and under-served populations. Dr. DellaValle served as medical advisor and member of the Board of Trustees of Hands Together, a non-governmental organization (NGO) working with the poorest of the poor in Haiti, for 15 years. He has been awarded a fellowship by the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture and the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is also certified by ARDMS in abdominal, cardiac, and vascular ultrasound. Dr. DellaValle continues to be involved in undergraduate and graduate medical education. Presently, he serves as an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at The Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, and as the Chair of the APCA POCUS Certification Assessment Committee.


POCUS: Changing the Diagnostic Process



Listen to Gordon Johnson, M.D., F.H.M., President of the Medical Staff at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, talk about how POCUS is changing the Diagnostic Process.


Using POCUS to Change the World



Listen to Cliff Gronseth, M.D., talk about his work at NYAGI (Now You are the Group’s Interest) and how he and his group are changing the world with POCUS.


The Story of a Dreamer: POCUS in Haiti



Dr Gédéon GELIN is a Haitian physician trained in Haiti from 1985 to 1992. He opened the first School of Ultrasound in Haiti in December 2017 to train Physicians and Nurses. It is a private but not-for-profit school. He is currently the only instructor. His goal is to make ultrasound services available (including Echocardiography) all over the country mainly in poor rural Haiti.He is looking for help and potential partners. Listen to his podcast to learn more. Hope you will want to help Dr. Gelin fulfill his dreams for Haiti.