Mission Doctors staff and board of directors maintain a blog about the mission of the organization and special reflections on holy days and holidays. Visit our organization blog here.
Long-Term Service Blogs
Strokes of a Pilgrim Paintbrush
Follow the mission of Dr. Zachary Gastelum, a Catholic Family Medicine physician serving at the Santa Clotilde Health Center of the Vicariate of San José del Amazonas in Peru.
Kancha y Munay (Love and Light)
Join Dr. Lucy Goh on her mission caring for children also at the Santa Clotilde Health Center of the Vicariate of San José del Amazonas in Peru.
Journey with Dr. Susan McNeil a Family Medicine physician serving at Our Lady of Good Health Hospital in the Diocese of Kabale, Uganda.
Making the Most of What’s Left
Join Dr. Peter Meade on his long-term mission in Christian Partnership, serving the poor in Keyna and Papua New Guinea.
Follow Dr. Brian and Dr. Robyn Jennings and their young family on a long-term (3-year mission) to rural Ghana, West Africa at Anfoega Catholic Hospital.
Join Dr. Rusty Exner on his year of service in Guadalupe in the south of Ecuador, where he serves in his professional capacity as the Medical Director at Guadalupe Day Hospital.
Follow Dr. William Stavinoha and Susan Stavinoha, a Physician Assistant in Women’s Health, as they periodically work and live with the people of Honduras.
Join Dr. Martha Franz as she serves the people of Njinikom, Cameroon at St. Martin De Porres Hosptial. Martha, a young family practice doctor from Idaho, shares the joys and challenges of life and service in rural Africa.
Follow Dr. Brent Burket and Dr. Jennifer Thoene along with their four young children as they serve for three years at rural St. Martin de Porres Hospital in Njinikom, Cameroon. Not their first mission with Mission Doctors Association; Brent and Jennifer along with their four children recently completed a three-year mission to Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala serving at Hospitalito in the diocese of Sololá-Chimaltenango.
Journey with Dr. Antoinette Lullo and Dr. Brian Medernach and their son Charlie as they serve the people of Santa Clotilde, Peru. This is not Antoinette and Brian’s first medical mission trip. They have served in Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Rwanda, Malawi and in Santa Clotilde before serving with Mission Doctors.
Jim and Terry Hake have just completed a three year, long-term mission to St. Martin de Porres Hospital in Njinikom, Cameroon. Visit their blog to read about their touching, hopeful and occasionally funny reflections on their service.
Dr. Richard and Mrs. Loretta Stoughton have completed their long-term assignment at St. Theresa’s Hospital in rural Zimbabwe, but their service never ends. Visit their blog to read about how St. Theresa’s remains a beacon of hope for the people of Zimbabwe.