Recovered Medical Equipment for the Developing World. Faraaz Shah Alex Leader Jeff Sharon Karen Weinshelbaum Patrick Dostal. History of Mount Sinai REMEDY. Founded in August 2003
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Faraaz Shah Alex Leader
Jeff Sharon Karen Weinshelbaum Patrick Dostal
7th Annual Pan American Catholic Health Care Conference in Guatemala City
- Conference had various players involved in Central American Health Care
- Made contacts with members which can lead to further expansion
- Met the people who actually distribute our supplies
- Ongoing project to bring Mexican medical students here to learn about REMEDY
Stethoscope Drive !!! Guatemala City
Stethoscope Drive !!!
Mount Sinai REMEDY is currently holding a stethoscope drive to collect old and new stethoscopes and other physical exam equipment to donate across the world to doctors and communities in need, particularly to medical clinics in Central America and the Caribbean where there are dire shortages of medical equipment. We are currently collecting the equipment in the Mount Sinai Gift Shopin the Guggenheim Pavilion Atrium. The Gift Shop has graciously agreed to collect the donations, so please bring any stethoscopes, otoscopes, opthalmoscopes, reflex hammers, penlights, blood pressure cuffs and other physical exam equipment you wish to donated and please place it in the marked "Stethoscope Drive" box.
In today's world of modern medicine, where powerful new advances in technology have revolutionized diagnosis and treatment options, the stethoscope still remains one of the most valuable and commonplace tools at a physician's disposal here in the US. However, there many doctors across the world without access to this basic instrument that we often take for granted. Imagine having to diagnose a case of pneumonia or a mitral regurgitation without a even a stethoscope to aid you. This is a reality for many of these doctors.
Mount Sinai REMEDY is a high-impact student group at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. We are committed to the recovery of recyclable medical supplies and equipment from Mount Sinai Hospital, affiliated programs, and other community health centers. Mount Sinai REMEDY has the full backing of the hospital and school administration. We collect supplies regularly from hospital floors and research labs. We also recover home health care supplies from around New York. We are always looking for more places from which to accept and donate supplies, especially within the hospital.Our donations to date have totalled more than four hundred thousand dollars in value and have have been donated to many places and missions worldwide, from Belize to Honduras to Kenya to Pakistan. Please contact us for more information and visit us on online at
Currently collecting in the Mount Sinai Gift Store
April 3rd, 2006 Guatemala CityREMEDY Celebration