Category Archives: Team NY – Press

Riverhead doctor on a mission to save lives across the globe

Dr. Rajesh Patel was standing inside a big, empty hospital in a remote region of Brazil in 1999 when a nurse summoned him to the emergency room. Lying on the floor was a pregnant 16-year-old, seizing and frothing at the mouth. 

Recognizing the girl was in the throes of eclampsia, a life-threatening pregnancy complication for which delivery is the only treatment, Dr. Patel ran outside to locate his colleagues Dr. Medhat Allam and Dr. Ravi Kothuru…

PRESS: ISMS gets support for spring 2015 medical mission to Burma

Local business owners and community members have raised $150,000 to help cover the cost of the trip, which will send a team of doctors to Mandalay, Burma in February.

ISMS on CNN iReport

Joey Williams, WorldTeach Ecuador volunteer 2012 –

I don’t want to harp too much on destiny but being in Ecuador as a part of WorldTeach, I have never felt like I was “supposed” to be somewhere so strongly. On top of my volunteer commitment to The Technical University of Machala (UTM), I have been able to offer myself as a volunteer in another area of need. Getting involved in the community is a great way to open your mind and find yourself. That is what is happening to me.

Our medical mission featured in 27east

Watch a slideshow of our medical mission in Haiti.

Slideshow – Haiti Medical Mission

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East End doctors help Haitians – The Suffolk Times

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ISMS featured in Southampton News

Check this nice article about our mission in Haiti in 2010.

Slideshow – Local Doctors leave for Haiti

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ISMS team on TV stations in India

Team NY in Peru

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ISMS in Peru

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ISMS featured in the Southampton Press

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Slideshow – Doctors leave for Haiti

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