American College of Surgeons

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633 N. Saint Clair Street

Chicago, IL 60611

www.facs.org/ogb

Telephone: 312-202-5000 

Fax: 312-202-5001 

Email: postmaster@facs.org

Their Department of Member Services “Operation GivingBack” has a list called “Medical Equipment and Supplies.” After accessing this website, go to: “Resources and Tool Kits,” then “Medical Equipment and Supplies,” and then “Donation Organizations.” You will find over 25 organizations as potential sources of medical goods for people who want to help in developing countries.

Their website also includes many organizations that provide opportunities for surgeons to volunteer in developing countries.