Physician Outreach Network

The Physician Outreach Network is a group of medical professionals who meet in Indianapolis, Indiana to share experiences and collaborate on local, regional and international medical mission outreach initiatives. Projects include providing charity medical care and relief efforts in impoverished communities around the country and around the world.

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Natural disasters, widespread hunger, epidemics and disease are unfortunate byproducts of the world in which we live. The Physician Outreach Network, under the leader of Dr. Curt Ward, curt.ward@ascension.org, seeks to serve the needs of individuals affected by these tragedies.

Other goals and objectives include:

  • Foster spiritual growth and fulfillment through service to the poor, oppressed and voiceless
  • Increase awareness and integration of service opportunities
  • Encourage a culture where physicians are generous of time, talent and treasure
  • Glorify God in the work we do

Current Mission Trip Opportunities
St.Vincent Health receives the Ascension Health Mission and Values Award

"Bad diet, bad water, bad stem cells: Understanding and reversing environmental enteropathy"
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“Caring for the Urban Underserved: A Few Stories and Concepts”
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“Operation Walk: Restoring mobility one joint at a time”
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