Humanitarian work can be a refreshing change from the frustrations of clinical practice and can be intensely rewarding. It can help to remind us of our motivation for choosing medicine as our life’s work. Working in under-served areas and in countries with limited resources also encourages creative problem-solving and helps to address our own issues of cost-effectiveness.
Humanitarian Efforts Map
The AAO-HNSF Humanitarian Efforts Map outlines humanitarian opportunities available around the world. Are you interested in making a difference in the world? Check the Humanitarian Efforts Map to see what mission trips are available for medical professionals.
Humanitarian Travel Grants
Residents have the opportunity to give a period of professional service to the people of a developing country.
AAO-HNSF Distinguished Award for Humanitarian Service
This exceptional award is given each year to a member who is widely recognized for a consistent, stable character distinguished by honesty, zeal for truth, integrity, love and devotion to humanity, a self-giving spirit.