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Immediate First Aid—PennMedicine
February 2, 2010, Volume 56, No. 20

On January 25, a medical team of nine surgeons, anaesthesiologists, nurses and technicians from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania flew to Haiti to aid in the recovery, carrying desperately needed medical supplies. Dr. Michael Ashburn, professor of anesthesia, led the team: see an Eyewitness News video featuring him at www.upenn.edu/pennnews/haiti_earthquake.php.


Related: Center for High Impact Philanthropy: Free Online Guide to Credible, Effective Charities to Help Haiti; Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice: Using Katrina Lessons to Organize Long-Term Haitian Relief


Almanac - February 2, 2010, Volume 56, No. 20