the powerful will to save lives and alleviate the suffering of people affected by war, disease, and disaster is what brings together thousands of individuals from different nationalities, religions, cultures, and professions to work with doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans frontières (MSf). at the same time, the physicians, nurses, logisticians, and administrators running MSf’s medical humanitarian programs in nearly 60 countries around the world realize that their actions alone are rarely enough to truly improve the fate of their patients