Get Involved with World Medical Mission

Samaritan's Purse provides a wide variety of opportunities for medical professionals to serve around the world in Jesus' Name.

World Medical Mission places Christian physicians, dentists, and other medical professionals on short-term volunteer service assignments at mission hospitals and clinics in Africa, Asia, Oceania, Latin America, and the Middle East.

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Service Opportunities Available

Join hundreds of Christian healthcare professionals who have served short-term with overseas missions hospitals.

We coordinate all the details of the assignment, including:

  • Matching the medical professional’s specialty and skill set to the needs at each mission hospital/clinic
  • Providing orientation and spiritual resources before and during the assignment
  • Arranging international travel schedules and airline ticketing
  • Assisting with necessary visas, permits, and other field requirements
  • Coordinating field housing and transportation

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We are also accepting specialists that include nurse practitioners and other nursing disciplines, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, and optometrists. If you do not see your specialty listed above, or if you have further questions, contact World Medical Mission at wmminfo@samaritan.org or (828) 278-1173.

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Additional Opportunities to Serve

  • Surgical Subspecialty Teams
    Be part of a short-term volunteer team of Christian doctors and nurses who operate in specialized fields.
  • Post-Residency Program
    Consider our program which funds Christian physicians who have been called to career medical missions.
  • Biomedical Technology
    Help ensure that overseas mission hospitals have properly functioning equipment to assist their staff in treating patients.
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