top of page

We teach one doctor.  One nurse.

Together we save lives and heal communities.

That's the power of 

teach one.  heal many.


We train and mentor healthcare workers in under-resourced communities, to expand their skillsets and  surgical knowledge base. 

teach one. heal many.

what we do

We restore and save lives.

We build healthier communities.

We promote lasting solutions.

By providing medical education, 

local healthcare professionals receive

the training they need to treat patients

in their own communities

and spread their knowledge

among their peers.


Physicians for Peace works to help partner countries achieve the World Health Organization’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

With partners’ health priorities and needs for medical education as our starting point, Physicians for Peace contributes medical expertise,

combined with compassion, commitment and cultural competency to advance:

  • SDG 1 (No Poverty), 

  • SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-Being), 

  • SDG 4 (Quality Education), 

  • SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), 

  • SDG 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure), 

  • SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities),

  • SDG 16 (Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions)


Burn Surgery Training

Latin America

Because burns are lifetime injuries, requiring dedicated medical care for years, PFP provides training and mentorship to an array of healthcare providers including surgeons, nurses, therapists and psychologists.

Latin America Burns in children

Essential Surgery Training


To combat Malawi’s staggering deficit of surgeons, we train local surgical registrars (residents), interns and clinical officers at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, and throughout the District Hospitals in southern Malawi.

Surgeons in Malawi

Pediatric Surgery and 

Intensive Care Training


We train and support the new cadre of pediatric critical care nurses and support staff at the first pediatric ICU in Malawi, the Mercy James Centre for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care.


Urology Reconstructive Surgery Training

Dominican Republic

Our training focuses on reconstructive urology in a country with only 2 urologists per 100,000 people, and no genitourinary reconstructive surgeons.

8 Jul DR 2017.jpg
Burn Surgery
Essential Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Urology Surgery

Your gift will transform lives.

Join us to make a real difference.

Today.  Tomorrow.  Together.

bottom of page