This Boat is Going to Sink

Words of Late Lars Marcelius Vistnes, from Stavanger Fishing City, Norway and now Assistant Professor of Surgery, Plastic, and Interplast "faculty" at Stanford Honduras program At this particular time it was the moment of ecstasy of our new program.  Designed to solve a problem, it was the grand fix to remedy the relative dearth of patients with … Continue reading This Boat is Going to Sink

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San Pedro Sula

San Pedro Sula, Honduras, the kidnap and violence capital of the world. What in the hell do you want to do in Honduras, DON? It’s dangerous, you don’t know the culture you don’t know the language, your job is up here in the center of learning, the center of skill and knowledge in your chosen … Continue reading San Pedro Sula

Lecture to American College of Surgeons – Humanitarian of the Year Award – 2013

A 3,500 Word Synopsis of the Theory and Practice of International Humanitarian Surgery -- Thank you to the great field of surgery – a beautiful, wonderful and happy field to which to devote one’s life. International Humanitarian surgery has the ability to save the world and to make our career happy. This is a big, … Continue reading Lecture to American College of Surgeons – Humanitarian of the Year Award – 2013