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The HVO Volunteer Experience: Sharing Your Hematology Expertise Globally

Special Interest Sessions
Sunday, December 6, 2009: 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Belle Chase (Hilton New Orleans Riverside)

ASH and its partner organization, Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO), are looking for hematologists with a passion for teaching and training who want to broaden their horizons through a short-term volunteer experience in a Uganda, Peru, and limited opportunities in Cambodia. Gain insight on how volunteering with HVO can improve hematology care overseas and confront hematologic health challenges globally. This 90 minute session will feature presentations from ASH members who serve as program directors and volunteers at various sites. You will learn more about the various sites, educational needs in both clinical and laboratory hematology, and your role as a volunteer. Following the presentations, a question-and-answer session will be held. Bring your sense of adventure and learn about how a brief visit can make a very big impact.