Jim Ritchie, MD

Dr. Jim Ritchie is an Emergency Physician who served 25 years in the US Navy including two deployments to the war in Afghanistan, and seven years as Emergency Medicine Residency Director.   He then served six years as a medical missionary in Chogoria, Kenya, helping start a Christian Family Medicine program.  He has a personal interest in helping healthcare missionaries thrive in the difficult context of cross-cultural medicine.  He now serves with MedSend in the Longevity project.  He and his wife, Martha, have six children, ages 32 to 17.