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The Countdown Gets Real

At WOGO we’re always counting down to our next medical mission. We are eager to get started on our next project, excited for the new adventure and curious about the people we will meet. One countdown milestone always seems to mean a little more. 100 days from now, the WOGO team departs for Bolivia. It’s […]

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WOGO is seeking applicants for our Medical Mission Scholarship

Application is open to Medical Students, Orthopaedic Residents and/or Fellows wishing to participate in our upcoming medical mission to Bolivia in January 2020. Please download and complete the application and return to WOGO via email following the instructions on the form. Completed applications are due to WOGO by October 25, 2019. The selection will be […]

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Buenos Dios Bolivia!

Just a few days ago we returned from Santa Cruz, Bolivia and our Pre-Trip to kick-off the serious planning for our January 2020 medical mission to Hospital San Juan de Dios. It was a busy and successful trip and we are feeling really good about our upcoming time working there. Santa Cruz de la Sierra is […]

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Tiffany Turner of Soles 4 Souls fits a child with new shoes during our 2018 trip in Havana, Cuba. This was WOGO and Soles 4 Souls 4th trip together.

Reaching out Beyond the Hospitals

Our mission carries further than our work to complete joint replacement surgeries in developing countries. We want to empower, educate and engage women and their larger communities. Empower–WOGO provides free life-altering orthopaedic surgery that eliminates debilitating arthritis and restores disabled joints so that patients can reclaim their ability to care for themselves, their families and […]

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WOGO wins Sharecare Award

Please join us in celebrating WOGO’s Congo Medical Mission video, winner of the Health/Science: Program/Special ShareCare award! This Thursday, WOGO Surgeons, Dr. Robyn Hakanson and Dr. Kathleen Hogan were on hand in Atlanta, Georgia at the Sharecare Awards Ceremony. They were thrilled to receive the award on behalf of WOGO and EBU Productions, the company who created […]

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The Luis Salas Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The Luis Salas Jr. Memorial Scholarship was founded after the untimely loss of our friend and WOGO team member Luis Salas following our Congo medical mission trip. Luis was a member of the WOGO team from its inception. His hard work, his cheerful demeanor and his love of giving back endeared him to all who […]

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PRESS RELEASE – WOGO Team Sets Medical Mission for Bolivia

Press Announcement Monday, February 11, 2019 for immediate Release WOGO Team Sets Medical Mission for Bolivia Roanoke, Virginia – February 11, 2019 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) announces the location of their next medical mission. The team will travel to Santa Cruz, Bolivia to work in the Hospital San Juan de Dios, Santa Cruz.The […]

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Where in the World will WOGO go?

Planning for our next medical mission is underway. We are in the process of vetting our next location. This is a detailed process that includes lots of moving parts. Right now, we are emailing and calling with people at the prospective locations. On hand we have the WOGO lead surgeons for the 2019 medical mission, […]

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WOGO is a Finalist in the ShareCare Awards – You can VOTE!

BIG NEWS! Please join us in celebrating that WOGO’s Congo Medical Mission video is a finalist in the ShareCare awards! News Release: https://about.sharecare.com/press-releases/sharecare-names-finalists-for-inaugural-sharecare-awards Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced the finalists in the Sharecare Awards, a competition to inspire and honor the creators of health […]

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WOGO and OpWalk USA 2018

This week is OpWalk USA week across the USA. WOGO is thrilled to be participating, led by WOGO Surgeon Dr. Amanda Marshall-Rodriguez. We are thrilled that South Texas Spine and Surgical Hospital are working with Dr. Marshall-Rodriguez this week.  While many of us may be lacing up our ski boots or sneakers and seizing the […]

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