You can make a difference in the life of a resident surgeon in Africa by contributing to the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons. There are two primary ways to donate, either online with CMDA by clicking the button below (you will be transferred to the CMDA website), or by mailing a check to the address below. We take seriously the stewardship entrusted to us, so we’ve created a Donor Bill of Rights just for you. You may also review the CMDA Policy for Donor Privacy. All donations are tax-deductible. Thank you for your generosity.

Donate Online

Click the icon which will transfer you to the CMDA website. Donate using a credit card or e-check.

Mail A Check

Make checks payable to:
PO BOX 1118
Bristol, TN 37621


If you have any questions about your donation to PAACS, please contact us: 770-648-8648


The Sarah Lantz Memorial Fund

Dr. Sarah Lantz was a general surgeon who had a desire to be a full-time missionary surgeon.  She completed her Post-Residency Program at Mukinge Hospital in Zambia, Africa. Sarah was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer in July 2015 and passed away January 2016. A memorial fund has been established in Sarah’s honor to commemorate her life. Read More

Donations will go to fund a PAACS resident’s training program. It costs $125,000 to train a PAACS resident for 5 years. Thank you for your donation!

PAACS is a commission of the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA). Tax receipts will be issued by CMDA, the fiduciary for all funds given to PAACS. It is a recognized charity by the IRS. The EIN and other information can be found here.


CMDA has been rated “Five Stars” by Charity Navigator

CMDA is a member of EFCA, the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. As a member, we receive accreditation by faithfully demonstrating compliance with established standards for financial accountability, fundraising and board governance.