For Physicians and Clinicians

Published on March 19, 2010
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Today, 11 additional volunteers from our hospital departed for Haiti.  Team 1 is returning this Sunday with the exception of Dr. Jim Stein and Michael Jordan, RN (who provided our last report) who will remain at the hospital for an additional two days to help transition care to... Read More
Published on March 18, 2010
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Update provided by Michael Jordan, RN, pictured right On March 12, 2010, a team of 10 nurses and doctors departed Los Angeles for Haiti to volunteer much-needed medical assistance. Below is their first report after being deployed from our hospital in collaboration with Project... Read More
Published on January 29, 2010
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A recent NPR article about rebuilding efforts in post-earthquake Haiti featured this photo slideshow that includes gripping images of Childrens Hospital Chief of Surgery, Dr. Henri Ford.   The photos play to audio from a Morning Edition radio piece profiling rescue and... Read More
Published on January 22, 2010
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Update from Dr. Henri Ford (received January 21st, 6:51 p.m.) "It's been a tiring 24-36 hour period.  Our team has been trying to reach as many injured patients as possible from the surrounding community to coordinate more comprehensive health care: Urgent care including... Read More
Published on January 20, 2010
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Update from Dr. Henri Ford, surgeon-in-chief at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (January 19, 2010): "The operating rooms are fully functional and we are seeing many infected wounds (many where gangrene has already set in).  We're also seeing a seemingly endless number of... Read More
Published on January 19, 2010
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Update from Dr. Henri Ford (Monday, January 18th 9:18 p.m.): “Our team just moved to the Gheskio Clinic, which is closer to the epicenter of the earthquake.   Setting up the operating rooms tonight. Several cases lined up for the morning already. Many people (hundreds if not... Read More
Published on January 18, 2010
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Henri Ford, MD our surgeon-in-chief, is a Haitian native and arrived on scene in Port-Au-Prince on Saturday, January 16th to provide medical care. Currently he is stationed at the U.S. Embassy.  We're reprinting his first official report on his activities to intervene on behalf... Read More
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Tragedy and disaster strikes when we least expect it. School shootings and natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes or forest fires are prime examples of how trauma and disaster can affect children and families. Parents should encourage their children to express their... Read More

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