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Nate Jung, MD reflects on his experience in India

Nate Jung, MD reflects on his experience in India

Thanks to the generous support of the Southeastern Section of the AUA, Dr. Nathan Jung had an impactful experience in Bhopal, India where he worked with local personnel to provide care for people in need. Dr. Jung stated about his experience: “India was my first...

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Thank You!

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who supported our 2018 Teach One, Reach Many Benefit in Salt Lake City. It was a wonderful event and will help support our life-changing programs in the months to come.

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Your Giving Tuesday Support will Last for Years

Your Giving Tuesday Support will Last for Years

You Can Help Change Lives Thanks to generous supporters like you, IVUmed reaches thousands of people each year. The service provided by our volunteers and host doctors and nurses helps rebuild lives. The surgical training you make possible will impact many more for...

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Reaching Many in Rwanda

Reaching Many in Rwanda

Three weeks of general urology, urologic oncology, and reconstructive urology training from our talented and dedicated team! Big thanks to our wonderful volunteers.

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Dr. Starosta’s View from Mongolia

Dr. Starosta’s View from Mongolia

The Southeastern Section of the AUA’s generous support made possible Dr. Sarah Starosta’s experience in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, where she worked with local urologists and patients at State Central Hospital #1. She writes of her experience: “One of the things that...

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Changing Lives from Chicago: How You Can Help

Changing Lives from Chicago: How You Can Help

From Mongolia to the West Bank to the University of Chicago, Dr. Scott Eggener changes lives. His passion for urologic oncology leads him to treat patients and train colleagues throughout the world. You can support the work of Dr. Eggener and many more worldwide by...

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Reaching Many with Music

Reaching Many with Music

Anna Holley of The Young Artist Chamber Players (YACP) applied her musical talent to raise awareness and funds for IVUmed. Around 50 people attended Ms. Holley's charity violin performance on May 28th at Dumke Recital Hall at the University of Utah. Proceeds from the...

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Bonjour from Dakar

Bonjour from Dakar

This week a team of IVUmed volunteers is in Dakar, Senegal focusing on teaching pediatric urology and urologic oncology. Here are a few notes from IVUmed board member and volunteer nurse, Barbara Montagnino, RN: Bonjour from Dakar! Everyone arrived on time as did our...

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Join the movement: #GivingTuesday

Join the movement: #GivingTuesday

  Every year millions of Americans rush to find deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  On November 29th, join the movement to give.  Start your holiday season right by supporting us on #GivingTuesday. Our volunteer physicians are leaders in their fields, who...

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Find Your Destination

Find Your Destination

FIND A VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY HERE: IVUmed is looking for volunteers for the first half of 2017! For more details and how to apply, please click here. January 21-29, 2017 Kumasi, Ghana Pediatric Urology February 19-24, 2017 Dakar, Senegal Reconstructive Urology...

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Thank You, Chicago!

Thank You, Chicago!

Thanks to everyone who supported and attended Scott Eggener's event in Chicago! The night was a great success and will help support our programs in 2017. We look forward to next time! Above: Dr. Scott Eggener shares his IVUmed stories with a fantastic crowd at Matthew...

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Teach One, Reach Many in Mongolia

Teach One, Reach Many in Mongolia

Next week a team of volunteers will visit Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to conduct a pediatric urology workshop.  The first IVUmed visit to Mongolia was in 2002.  Help us fulfill our mission in Mongolia by donating today: Donate HERE. Fun Fact: Ulaanbaatar was founded in 1639...

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Resident Scholar Report: Dr. Ingham in Senegal

Resident Scholar Report: Dr. Ingham in Senegal

IVUmed Traveling Resident Scholar Report Matthew Ingham, MD Eastern Virginia Medical School Dakar Senegal – March 26 – April 3, 2016 Mentor: Kurt McCammon, MD Sponsored by:  Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA The generous support of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA...

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Resident Scholar Report:  Dr. Heckman in Vietnam

Resident Scholar Report: Dr. Heckman in Vietnam

IVUmed Traveling Resident Scholar Report Jennifer Heckman, MD University of Wisconsin Hue, Vietnam March 11 – 19, 2016 Mentor: Steven Kahan, MD Sponsored by:  North Central Section of the AUA Hue is a city in central Vietnam on the banks of the Perfume River, where I...

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Resident Scholar Report: Dr. Fuller in Senegal

Resident Scholar Report: Dr. Fuller in Senegal

IVUmed Traveling Resident Scholar Report Thomas Will Fuller, MD University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Dakar Senegal – April 19-28, 2016 Mentor: Francis Schneck, MD Sponsored by:  Northeastern Section of the AUA The generous support of the Northeastern Section of the...

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Honor Mom by Helping Mothers in Need

Honor Mom by Helping Mothers in Need

  Honor Mom with a meaningful gift this Mother's Day. By donating in her name, you help women worldwide. Our Women's Health Program provides surgical care to women suffering from incontinence. You can help rebuild lives while paying tribute to the most important...

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More than helping kids in need

More than helping kids in need

Our mission goes far beyond simply helping patients in need of urology care.  We mentor and train local medical providers, leaving them capable of caring for their own patients.  Without adequately trained doctors, some patients might never receive the care they need....

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Resident Report: Dr. Geolani Dy in Ghana

Resident Report: Dr. Geolani Dy in Ghana

IVUmed Traveling Resident Scholar Report Geolani Dy, MD University of Washington Kumasi, Ghana February 27 – March 6, 2016 Mentor: Venkata Rama Jayanthi, MD Sponsored by:  Allergan Foundation   Allergan Foundation’s generous support made possible Dr. Geolani Dy’s...

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Urology Residents – Apply Now!

Urology Residents – Apply Now!

Applications are now being accepted for our Traveling Resident Scholar program for the 2016-2017 academic year.  North American urology residents and fellows who will be PGY-3 or above during the next academic year are eligible to apply.  For applications, please...

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IVUmed Mongolia Workshop in the News – ABC4 News

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - IVUmed, located in Salt Lake City, sends surgeons to developing countries to not only perform surgeries, but to teach and train local surgeons on specialized techniques.  Featuring:  Dr. Jeremy Myers, University of Utah and Josh Wood,...

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Dr. Modh, IVUmed Resident Scholar, Travels to Haiti

Dr. Modh, IVUmed Resident Scholar, Travels to Haiti

Dr. Rishi Modh’s IVUmed scholarship experience in Leogane, Haiti was made possible by the generous support of the Southeast Section of the American Urological Association.  Dr. Modh was accompanied by mentor, Dr. Martin Dineen a practicing urologist in Daytona Beach,...

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Resident Scholar Dr. Tan Travels to Senegal

Resident Scholar Dr. Tan Travels to Senegal

Dr. James Tan’s IVUmed scholarship experience in Dakar, Senegal was made possible by the generous support of the South Central Section of the AUA. During his time in Senegal, Dr. Tan was accompanied by mentor, Francis Schneck, MD. Dr. Tan, reflecting on his...

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The Latest from Rwanda

The Latest from Rwanda

As our IVUmed team wrapped up their week in Rwanda, Dr. Alli Greening reported, "I'm now finishing up about 40 hours of air travel in a little over a week, am confused as to what time it is, and exhausted from a busy OR and teaching schedlue. I am also really excited...

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IVUmed Teamwork in Rwanda

IVUmed Teamwork in Rwanda

Regarding her current work in Rwanda, anesthesiologist Dr. Greening reported, "Well, it's a lot of fun, though sometimes very frustrating,  which makes for great stories and strong bonds between the team members, who usually have never met before the trip. And really,...

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Reporting from Rwanda

Reporting from Rwanda

Dr. Alli Greening reported the following regarding work by the IVUmed currently in Rwanda for a week-long pediatric workshop: "Where to start... the first day in the theater at the military hospital in Kigali was today. Rather than a hospital for military personell...

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