Volunteer Teaching Opportunity – Ghana – Housing Provided


Inpatient and outpatient

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

Health Volunteers Overseas

  • The goals of this project are to assist the faculty to increase the number and quality of trained orthopaedic, trauma, and plastic surgeons in Ghana; to assist in the acquisition of teaching/training materials; and to develop a sustainable training program that will produce both practicing surgeons and orthopaedic/plastics faculty. The initial focus of the program is on trauma and pediatrics with other specialties being explored.
  • Assignment: 2-4 weeks
  • Teaching Topics: Orthopaedics – trauma and pediatric orthopaedics
  • Opportunities for Those-in-Training: Final year residents accepted if paired with an appropriate preceptor.
  • Qualifications: Board eligible/certified; current license to practice (active or retired); sub-specialty training
  • Activities: Clinical training, continuing education, curriculum development, didactic instruction, education material development, faculty/staff training, formal lecturing, grand rounds, mentoring
  • Housing: Housing is provided.
  • Companions: Suitable for companion/spouse; not suitable for children

Direct hire positions are pre-vetted by Doximity and allow streamlined access to phone screens for qualified candidates.

Posted March 15, 2021