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Boal and Simontacchi Join MedSend Development Staff

“I am pleased to add two highly experienced and successful development professionals to our senior staff,” said MedSend President & CEO, Rick Allen. “John Boal is a proven development leader and mentor who brings many years of development experience to the team, while John Simontacchi has deep roots in the business community. He has had a successful career in sales and marketing, as well as leading large business units within Fortune 500 companies.” Read More


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Together we can set the oppressed free

MedSend’s latest online booklet features the heartwarming story of God’s deep love and compassionate care for a West African man named Sambo  – and for all like him who suffer deeply because they are shackled by poverty and spiritual oppression. Learn how compassionate Christian healthcare can bring true transformation in the life of a man – and in his community and beyond. And meet the most recent class of Christian healthcare professionals who were approved for MedSend grants.  Read More


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2016 Summit offers “TED-like” talks and strategic support

A tropical storm loomed, but that didn’t stop 98 of the nation’s top healthcare missions leaders from gathering in Charlotte, NC, for the 2016 Healthcare Missions Leadership Summit from August 31 to September 2.  Read More


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Help MedSend Finish The Year Strong

MedSend’s new online booklet introduces some of our newest grant recipients and includes compelling stories of the ways MedSend healthcare professionals are ministering to poor and oppressed people throughout the world.  “As our fiscal year comes to a close June 30, we invite you page through this inspiring booklet,” says MedSend President & CEO Rick Allen. “We hope you will consider making a gift to help us finish the year strong and get more Christian healthcare professionals to the places God has called them.”  Read More


Carey named Senior Vice President and Global Ambassador

randy7MedSend is pleased to announce that Randy Carey has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Donor Development, and Global Ambassador. With an MBA from  the Florida Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in theology from Wheaton College, Carey joined MedSend in 2001 after retiring from 23 years of service in the U.S. Army. As a MedSend development officer, he has worked tirelessly on behalf of MedSend.  Read More


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Summit 2015 Tackles Tough Issues

In a rapidly changing global landscape how do Christian healthcare missions stay relevant?  This was among the challenges addressed at the 2015 Medical Mission Summit, the second of the annual meetings that MedSend has co-sponsored with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA). For two days in September, more than 95 global healthcare mission leaders met to discuss important issues, share successful strategies, build relationships, examine relevant research and problem-solve. – Read More


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Missionary Boot Camp

“If God has called you to be a healthcare missionary, you’ll experience one of the most satisfying – and challenging – careers in the world,” says MedSend president Rick Allen. “You’ll be a warrior for God in what may often be difficult circumstances and like any soldier, you’ll need a time of preparation – what the military refers to as ‘boot camp.'”- Read More


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Healthcare Missions Survey Released

Under MedSend’s leadership, a working group of healthcare missions experts was brought together to design a research project to investigate how to better equip healthcare missionaries for long-term service. The result of these discussions was the design of the Global Healthcare Workers Needs Assessment (GHWNA) Survey. This survey was administered to career healthcare missionaries who have received financial support from MedSend and also to their organization leaders (MedSend Associates). – Read More


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Joint MedSend-CMDA meeting

In September 2015, more than 100 global healthcare mission leaders – including representatives from 48 MedSend Associates – participated in the 2015 Medical Mission Summit in Louisville. This was the second year that MedSend has co-sponsored this annual event with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA). – Read More


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MedSend Co-Founder is with the Lord

With heavy hearts we report the death of MedSend co-founder Daniel Fountain, MD, on February 12, 2013, after a long illness. Dr. Fountain was a general surgeon who had a distinguished career as a medical missionary, health development expert, author and educator.  Dr. Fountain is now singing in that eternal chorus! Please join us in praying for his family and friends as they mourn his loss and in thanking God for the life of this remarkable servant. – Read More