Jun 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Dr Laura Kuipers
10 years at a clinic in Haiti - the good, the challenges, the future

Dr Laura Kuipers is an Internal Medicine physician working as the Hospitalist Medical Director for Providence Portland Medical Center. In 2009, she took her first trip to Haiti to serve in a medical clinic and this experiences changed how she practices medicine and sees the world. From her experiences then, she has spent the last 10 years traveling back to work with Haitians to to build a medical clinic and has created a nationally attended medical conference. She will present on her experiences, challenges and hope for the future as she brings awareness to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere who has some of the most resilient people you will ever hope to meet.