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Domestic Volunteerism Spotlight

Operation Giving Back is highlighting domestic volunteerism stories and the great work of ACS Fellows and organizations. We want to share the stories of our volunteers and the impact they've had on their communities. Check back regularly to learn more domestic volunteerism and the read new stories on this important topic.

Montero Medical Missions

Dr. Paul N. Montero[general surgeon at University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver, Col. James Ireland[USA][Ret.] Chair of Health Fair for Veterans 2012-2016, Dr. Juan M. Montero, II

Montero Medical Missions has striven to provide care for veterans in southeastern Virginia, especially through the establishment of their Health Fair for Veterans program. 

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Judeo Christian Health Clinic

Judeo Christian Health Clinic

The Judeo Christian Health Clinic has grown into an example of what a community can do to help its own.

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Phoenix Indian Medical Center

POSH team

Peri-Operative Surgical Home (POSH) model improves surgical quality at Phoenix Indian Medical Center.

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Scott Leckman and Health Access Project

Dr. Leckman and a patient (promo)

Scott Leckman, MD, FACS, shares a story on how domestic volunteerism helped a patient of his.

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