Dr. Burgey and Marilyn Ekonomidis, a resident traveling with SLISS, had the opportunity to sit down and interview Dr. Ecaterina Sorto, Medical Director of Hospital Shalom, San Benito, Peten, Guatemala! Below is a bit about Dr. Sorto's story! Born in a the small town of Marcala, Honduras Dr. Ecaterina Sorto completed Medical School in Honduras. … Continue reading Meet the Medical Director of Hospital Shalom, Dr. Ecaterina Sorto!
Dr. Franz Yanagawa and Dr. Gail Burgey are in Guatemala, serving with the medical team at Hospital Shalom! Read about their experience below, written by Dr. Burgey. September 12, 2019 Thursday, September 12, was our first day back to Hospital Shalom in Peter, Guatemala. Upon arriving, we discovered many changes with new construction, beginnings of … Continue reading Guatemala – September 2019
https://youtu.be/xeM9d5UxoaA Hospital Shalom, our second SLISS site established in September of 2018, is located in the Petén department (state) of Guatemala. Bordering Mexico to the north and Belize to the east, it is the largest department in the country. The hospital was founded by Doris and Tim Spurrier, with construction beginning in 1996 and completion … Continue reading Hospital Shalom (San Benito, Petén)