Start Time: 05/14/2019 10:40 AM, End Time: 05/14/2019 11:30 AM, Location: 213

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Target Audience:
Health Science

Session Summary:

Primary Care Haiti is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to saving lives by changing the healthcare paradigm in Haiti. We focus on primary and emergency care, supported by community education. We raise and distribute funds to make it possible for Haitian healthcare professionals to be trained in preventative and emergency care, and provide Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Primary Care Haiti distributes donated medical equipment and educates Haitian doctors and nurses working in rural towns. We concentrate on preventative medicine, specifically, physical exam skills, cervical cancer screening, and the management of chronic diseases like high blood pressure. We also teach the rapid-response skills needed for Haitian healthcare professionals to be ready for any emergency.

Presenter: Dr. Kissinger Goldman - Memorial Healthcare System(ER Physician - Director of Patient Experience)
About Dr. Kissinger Goldman:
Kissinger Goldman was born and raised in Haiti. He left Haiti after high school and moved to the United States like many of his classmates in search of better opportunities. After years of schooling and stints in New York, Washington DC, Pennsylvania, he ended up in Florida to complete his medical...  Read More
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