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June 29, 2013: Website and Facebook Launch Please Join our group!

 We begin the search for compassionate people including friends, family and peers who would like to join our group and make a humanitarian effort to enhance the lives of  people with disorders.  It is as simple as offering unconditional non judging FRIENDSHIP. That which we call:


 The Missing PEACE

June 30, 2013: 

Today Mont Hartman the founder of The Missing PEACE will attend the National Youth Leadership for Medicine in Washington DC to pursue his dream of becoming a doctor of radiology.  He will attend for 10 days and will act as an intern doctor and witness a knee replacement surgery.  

Washington, D.C.

MEDICAL SCHOOLS:

Some of the distinguished Washington, D.C. area institutions that have participated in the NYLF/MED program include:

ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Interact with an Organ Donation panel that showcases actual transplant patients, donors and family members who have been affected by organ donation.
  • Students will see a total knee replacement surgery and have a question and answer session with an orthopedic surgeon.
  • Students will enjoy a semi-formal dinner and dancing on the final evening of the program.

CLINICAL INSTITUTIONS:

Students have a wide variety of choices for their clinical visit. Past visits have included:

  • Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Dome Observation Program
  • National Cancer Institute at Frederick
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Office of the DC Medical Examiner
  • Children’s National Medical Center

SPEAKERS:

Students have heard from prestigious keynote speakers including:

Dr. Hameed Khan, Scientist Consultant, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Khan is a Fellow at the American Institute of Chemistry and works on the Personal Genome Project.

RADM Robert Williams, P.E, DEE spoke to NYLF/MED scholars while serving as the Acting Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (Summer 2009)

Dr. Glenn Geelhoed, surgeon at George Washington University Medical Center and recipient of the 2009 International Volunteer Award.


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