Innovations Born out of COVID-19

Innovations Born out of COVID-19

IVU board member and volunteer Dr. Heidi Stephany was featured in the July 2020 edition of The Journal of Urology, the official journal of the American Urological Association. Dr. Stephany’s article, entitled “Trends in Medicine: Virtual Visits, Now and in the...
AUA News Features IVU’s Work

AUA News Features IVU’s Work

IVU board members Drs. Scott Eggener and Christina Ching wrote an article entitled “Urologists’ Perspectives on Global Volunteerism” for AUA News. The pair began their work with IVU as Resident Scholars. Since then, they’ve led many workshops...
IVU Supports & Fosters Equity

IVU Supports & Fosters Equity

The core mission of IVU is grounded in respect for all people regardless of race, nationality, or beliefs. Humanitarian missions designed to teach one, reach many reflect efforts to help develop local capabilities to treat under-served populations and people in need....
IVU Volunteers’ Dedication to Service

IVU Volunteers’ Dedication to Service

IVU volunteers never cease to amaze us! Gwen & Tim Hutchings, who volunteered at an IVU female urology workshop in Senegal a couple years ago, have created and donated more than 1,100 face masks since the beginning of the pandemic! Their service has drawn national...
Update: COVID-19

Update: COVID-19

Our work is international by nature. Our dedicated volunteers travel all over the world to provide expert surgical training. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, IVU has postponed all upcoming workshops. We are monitoring the situation and stay in regular contact with our...