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Surgeon Voices: Medical Student Discusses Training Lay First Responders in Resource-Limited Nations

August 9, 2022

The next generation of surgeons already is making a difference in healthcare around the world. In this entry of Surgeon Voices, Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD(Hon), FACS, FRCSEng, FRCSEd, ACS Communications Consultant and director of the Digestive Disease Institute at Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, speaks with University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, medical student Peter G. Delaney, about his role as executive director of LFR (Lay First Responders) International. This not-for-profit organization trains nonmedical populations of resource-limited nations, such as Sierra Leone and Guatemala, in basic urgent care techniques to create locally driven, scalable emergency medical services.