Greyshirt Norman Corson reflects on being humbled and inspired during Team Rubicon’s first Type One Emergency Medical Team – Mobile operation.
In honor of National Volunteer Week, we’re sharing the reflection of a Greyshirt who deployed to Guyana with Team Rubicon on a humanitarian aid operation, and the lessons she learned.
Medical volunteers who thought they’d seen it all see the unexpected as they treat internally displaced persons.
As Team Rubicon begins to respond to the humanitarian crises in Ukraine, we’re reflecting on past humanitarian operations. Greyshirt and Nurse Practitioner Mary Corder wrote this reflection in 2016 after serving on Operation Hermes, in which Team Rubicon volunteers provided primary medical care at a clinic in northern Greece to help alleviate suffering and prevent further injury to the Syrian refugee population.
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How volunteer American medical teams took a mission of support to Central America this summer.