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Short-Term Mission Trips

As a medical professional, you have felt a calling to help make a difference in the lives of others. Now there may be a tugging to go on a mission trip to provide short-term care for people in a different country, or even in a disaster zone like Houston after Hurricane Harvey. If you're interested in a short-term Christian Medical Mission Trip, please apply.

 

Read the Latest

Check out the first-hand experiences of those we have supported through our scholarship program. 

Dr. Barbara Boyd and a team from Bangladesh
Eye surgery in Kenya
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Life is Precious


Last fall, if you had asked me, I would have said I did not feel that I needed to go on any more short term missions—I was content doing my thing as a doctor of internal medicine and pediatrics at Lakeland Health in Benton Harbor, Michigan... Continue Reading

An Eye-Opening Experience


My time at Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya was a whirlwind of learning and serving. The sheer number of patients seen each day in the ophthalmology clinic and operating room was mind-boggling... Continue Reading

It's Worth It


Leading up to our decision to go on a mission trip to Papua New Guinea, we were simply hoping to raise support. We found SWMC Foundation’s vision of supporting medical missions aligned exactly with what we’d needed to make this trip a reality... Continue Reading

Join the Mission

Headed on a Christian Medical Mission Trip but not sure how you're going to raise enough funds to go? We offer scholarships to those looking to make a difference and impact lives through short-term Christian Medical Mission Trips. Select the option that best fits you below to apply.

Med Student Resident
SWMC Retired Provider or SWMC Staff Member
Your generosity can make a difference.