International Perfusion Association


Category: Missions

Honduras Mission Summary

IPA Honduras Mission with Duke Health and Mass General

Our Honduras Mission team, in collaboration with Duke University and Harvard (Mass General), successfully completed a cardiac surgery mission trip in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Thirty-two clinicians volunteered to perform surgeries on 38 patients, including 15 children, with highly positive outcomes. This mission was supported by local partners, financial backers, and various companies providing essential resources. The trip highlights the profound impact of collaborative efforts in providing critical healthcare to underserved communities.

Pascotto Team

Robert D. Pascotto Mission Scholarship

The International Perfusion Association (IPA) has established the Dr. Robert Pascotto Scholarship in his honor. This scholarship, funded annually with $12,000 by the IPA, aims to support students wishing to participate in mission trips. It offers up to $3,000 for mission trip expenses to each recipient, encouraging participation in cardiac surgery missions and fostering a culture of philanthropy in healthcare.


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