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Medical Missions 101 Gathering


Plano, TX

Saturday, May 19th 2018
8:00am to 6pm

Meet the Speakers

Bruce Steffes M.D.

Missionary Surgeon and former CMO and CEO PACCS- Pan African College of Christian Surgeons.

Jefferson McKenney M.D.

Missionary Surgeon and Founder and director of Loma De Luz Hospital in Honduras

Arnold Gorske M.D.

Pediatrician and CEO of Standards of Excellence in Healthcare Missions (SOEHM)

Greg Seager RN MSN

CEO Christian Health Service Corps and author of When Healthcare Hurts: An Evidence Based Guide for Best Practices in Global Health Initiatives.

Judith Blumhofer M.D.

CHSC Missionary Pediatrician Serving at Loma De Luz Mission Hospital in Honduras

Laura Smelter M.D.

Director of Training Christian Health Service Corps

Rev. Terry Dalrymple

Director Global CHE Network, Vice President of the Alliance for Transformational Ministry.

Preparing for Medical Missions

The purpose of this conference is to provide tools, knowledge and strategy to help your church, organization or mission program implement effective healthcare missions. We will also look at ways individuals, and groups can connect with Christian mission hospitals and health programs globally.

Topics discussed include: how to engage with mission hospitals, preparation for surgical work overseas, medical education as a mission model, bubble CPAP and other lifesaving strategies for low resource settings, what medications are and are not safe in developing communities, international standards for healthcare delivery in developing countries, and community health strategies for low resource settings.


Medical Missions 101 Live Event

Conference Organized and Facilitated by CRU and Christian Health Service Corps

to educate, encourage and engage those who share our passion for medical missions.

Hope Center
2001 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX 75075

Conference Partners

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CHE Netwwork
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