Video: Experiencing Local Culture

International travel is an extremely rewarding experience, especially when you are on a medical mission. Working side-by-side with local practitioners and helping people in a time of need becomes a bonding experience. Getting to see the local culture is the icing on the cake of a mission. Each trip is…

How to have a great medical mission experience

Guest Blogger: Kari Redfield Most physicians choose medicine as their career because they want to help people. However, the day-to-day pressures and politics of being a doctor can make it easy to lose sight of that goal. A medical mission is a great way to recapture that original purpose, allowing…

Quito, Ecuador

In the spring of 2019, the Making a Difference Foundation, in partnership with A Broader View Volunteers and CompHealth Grand Rapids Allied (a CHG company), sent six therapists on a medical mission to Quito, Ecuador. With the beautiful city of Quito as the backdrop to this experience, the therapists were…

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