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The Value of Volunteering

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James A. DellaValle, MD, is a graduate of the Drexel University School of Medicine. He is a board-certified in emergency and family medicine, focusing on those in rural areas and under-served populations. Dr. DellaValle served as medical advisor and member of the Board of Trustees of Hands Together, a non-governmental organization (NGO) working with the poorest of the poor in Haiti, for 15 years. He has been awarded a fellowship by the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture and the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is also certified by ARDMS in abdominal, cardiac, and vascular ultrasound. Dr. DellaValle continues to be involved in undergraduate and graduate medical education. Presently, he serves as an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at The Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, and as the Chair of the APCA POCUS Certification Assessment Committee.

Additional Resources

  1. Are you looking for a few good reasons to volunteer? Here’s why!
  2. Volunteering doesn’t only benefit those being served. Discover how it also helps you.
  3. Learn how the contributions of volunteers can lead to organizational sustainability.

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