Flying Samaritans is a volunteer organization which operates free medical clinics in Baja California, Mexico.
Doctors, dentists, nurses, translators, pilots and support personnel drive or fly to clinics in private aircraft. Through a cooperative agreement with the University of Baja California, our teams are sanctioned as Invited Teachers.
We need medical and dental providers (dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, optometrists, audiologists, chiropractors), translators (interpreters) and of course pilots with airplanes as well as any person who can land a hand as a support staff.
As far as medical specialties: for the rural clinics we need predominately general practitioners, pediatricians, gynecologists and other medical specialists that can assist in care that does not require hospitalization or mandatory physician follow up.
We also need orthopedic surgeons, urologists, plastic surgeons, opthamologists and other specialists for the specialty clinic that we operate in the hospitals in Buen Pastor and San Felipe.
Interested ?? Please read the other information pages and sign up by switching to the home page and selecting `become a member` (listed and linked on the sidebar).
For more specific information on how you can assist at any clinic or become involved in the many facets of administering the organization please email the us or the specific Chapter`s Membership Contact (listed in the ?Contact Us? page).
The Flying Samaritans is 501(c3) tax-exempt a not-for-profit corporation chartered by the State of California. Membership in the corporation is established through membership in any one of the chapters. All the clinics and the local activities are coordinated and managed by the chapters. Every chapter member automatically becomes a member of the International Flying Samaritans organization.
Flying Samaritans International is made up of officers and elected directors from each chapter who meet quarterly to coordinate the business and events of the corporation. Under the International by-laws, Chapters operate as ?divisions? of the organization and as such are allowed to define their own style and establish chapter rules and guidelines.
Be a Sponsor
If it`s not practical for you to participate in our activities in Mexico, you can still help.
You can donate anonymously or register with us as a sponsor. As a sponsor you can join our mailing list, receive updates on our activities and / or support our mission. If you wish to donate You may donate now on line or by mailing your check or money order to The Flying Samaritans International.
You may also donate in-kind such as medical equipment, or any other equipment of supply that could help us in building, remodeling, expanding or upgrading our clinics.
If you would like dedicate your donation to a specific Chapter, or be used for a specific purpose (such as specific equipment, purchase of medications, etc. ) please indicate that. No member or officer of the Flying Samaritans is an employee or paid for his / her activities - we are all volunteers. We do not spend any money on premises in the US thus, 100% of your gift goes directly to support The Flying Samaritans mission and your donation will benefit the work we do in Baja California, Mexico.
The Flying Samaritans is a not-for-profit corporation chartered by the State of California and granted a 501(c3) tax-exempt status, number 95-6111565, by the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
As a sponsor we will respect your privacy and your information will never be divulged or used for any purpose except for communication regarding the Flying Samaritans as specifically instructed by you.
To become a sponsor please return to the home page and click on become a sponsor.
Donations Are Always Welcome
To donate anonymously on line (without registering as a sponsor) please do so by clicking on the `Non Member Donation` link on the home page.
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