Mission Doctors Association (MDA)
Places volunteers in Mission Hospitals in
Associated with the
Lay Mission-Helpers Association.
Staff of Mission Doctors Association (MDA) may
Tell a friend about Mission Doctors Association.
Two service opportunities, long term (3 years) or short term 1 - 3 months.
Physicians must be practicing Catholics and have evidence of completed 12 month residency program. There is no language requirement.
For long term program MDA provides complete sponsorship, airfare, insurance, and a small stipend. Short term volunteers are required to cover these expenses themselves, but in both cases, the hospital provides room and board.
Web Site: www.missiondoctors.org
Mission Doctors Association
3424 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90010-2241
Registration / Application
Application forms are available for download on the
MDA web site.
History: Founded in 1959.
Current minimum age of advisors: 25 years
Field Projects executed: 5 in 2000.
Advisors sent on field projects: 20 in 2000.
Budget: $117,683 (fiscal 1999)
Mission Doctors Association currently has projects in 4 countries in 2 Regions (Africa: 3, Central America: 1)