Physicians at any stage of their careers can benefit from volunteering. In accordance with our mission to encourage volunteerism and promote philanthropy among health professionals. It has been proven that health professionals that volunteer, even to a cause unrelated to their occupation, can help them from becoming burnt-out.

Medical volunteering encompasses a broad range of work and activities, with experiences varying based on location, the needs of the local population, the specific mission of the host organization, and the skills that you bring to the table. The scope of volunteer work you can participate in may depend on your specific experience and qualification level.

We are providing you with information on how to choose the type of volunteer work you’d enjoy, things to consider before you volunteer and how to ethically volunteer.

Volunteering as a physician gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable individuals throughout the world, while engaging in cross-cultural exchanges and gaining invaluable experience abroad to support you in your career and in your life journey. Volunteering can revive your passion for medicine.