Serving our Global Community on Medical Missions

Medical Missions

BWHers are known for reaching out to help those in need, even when they’re thousands of miles away. Many volunteer through organized programs like Team Heart and Operation Walk Boston, while others learn about opportunities through friends, family or colleagues at BWH. Pathology resident Brooke Howard, MD, and pathologists’ assistant Lindsey Cheney are two staff members who committed themselves to making global contributions this year.  Continue reading “Serving our Global Community on Medical Missions”

Telepathology Brings Rapid Diagnosis to Rwanda

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When you only have two pathology laboratories in a country of 10 million people, clinicians often have to make treatment decisions without pathology results. This was the case in Rwanda, until BWH joined with other organizations to reduce turn-around times and ultimately build capacity in the country’s pathology labs.

Check out this BWH Clinical & Research News article about how BWH pathologists are helping to bring rapid diagnosis to Rwanda.