A Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship has been established at the Cure Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
American anesthesiology residents increasingly seek to understand, and wish to practice, anesthesiology in less resource-intensive environments outside the borders of the United States.
McCunn et al.1 performed a survey of U.S. anesthesiology residents and noted that 91 percent of those surveyed indicated an interest in global health outreach despite the fact that fewer than half had participated in a global health outreach medical mission. More recently, another survey demonstrated that at least 47 percent of first-year residents entering into an anesthesiology residency this past year plan on incorporating global health work into their practice following residency (Dr. Faye Evans, personal communication).
In order to respond to this trend, the Committee on Global Humanitarian Outreach (GHO) (April 2014 meeting) discussed approaches that would facilitate...