Otolaryngology Training at Kilamanjaro Christian Medical Center

Otolaryngology Training at Kilamanjaro Christian Medical Center
Coordinator Contact Information

Tom Robbins, MD and Gayle Woodson, MD




Medical Students and Residents are required to do a clinical research project. And need mentors. There are SO many issues that need to be studied.

Purpose of Initiative

To teach in a developing Otolaryngology program. Our goal is to have continual faculty coverage by volunteers.

Typical Service Commitment

Ideally one to two months, but 2 weeks would be adequate. Teaching residents and medical students in clinic and operating room and in anatomy lab.

Clinical Emphasis

  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • General Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Surgery / Oncology
  • Laryngology
  • Rediatric Otolaryngology
  • Rhinology and Allergy

Financial Aspects

Volunteers pay their own airfare. Housing is provided. Volunteer pays for electricity and food.

Language Skills

English is sufficient. Swahili is helpful.

Research Opportunities


Seeking Volunteers

  • Audiologist
  • Physician (anesthesiologist)
  • Registered Nurse (medicine/surgery)
  • Registered Nurse (operating room)
  • Surgeon (otolaryngologist)

Services Provided

  • Office-Based Otolaryngology

Last Updated: 03/11/2016

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