I have a strong desire to give a significant amount of my time post training. And maybe the sad thing is the more specialized you are the less you have to offer out in the developing world. Maybe I picked the wrong specialty.
That said, there are wonderful examples of specialist surgeons doing international humanitarian work.
My mother is part of a group that does congenital heart defect work at a number of locations around the world. It’s incredible to have her as an example. For her life in general, but for her dedication in this regard in particular. Below is an incredible video of some of the work the group she is a part of does: