Chicago State University Taking Action Against Cardiovascular Disease

The heart, the first-developing organ, is the complex and central structure to health in the human body. Recently, Dr. Disque and the American Heart Association taught a course to the staff at Chicago State University containing ...

A Child Named Baby By Dr. Karl Disque

We recently travelled to Bocas del Toro, Panama to assist with the Floating Doctors This is an amazing organization dedicated to bringing medical relief to remote coastal communities. We had heard stories of the need and poverty in the ...

What Costa Rica Taught Me About Mother Theresa by Jane Spreckelson

Jane Spreckelson, sixth grader, wrote this book report based on her trip to Costa Rica. I chose to do Mother Teresa because she did a lot of great things in her lifetime that I am very inspired by.  I have always wanted to travel to ...

Volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House prides itself in caring for children with complex medical needs by providing them with comfort, compassion and a sense of community. One way RMH displays this is by hosting a series of fun events for the ...

In The Hometown News!

We are extremely honored to announce a story covering our contribution trip in December to Costa Rica was very recently published by one of our hometown news publications. The Jackson County Banner published an article yesterday ...

Costa Rica: A Teenage Volunteer’s View

Karoline Kress, creator of the new Disque Foundation logo, traveled to Costa Rica during the first week of December with members of the Disque Foundation. The purpose of the trip was to train health care providers and other local ...

Disque Foundation Trip Ends on High Note

HENDERSON, NV (December 11, 2012) Months of planning, coordinating and energy paid off in a big way for members of The Disque Foundation. The foundation’s first annual trip wrapped up on Saturday, after a week spent near Cartago, Costa ...

A Doctor’s Inspiring Contribution in Ethiopia

Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque is a successful anesthesiologist and entrepreneur in the Las Vegas and Chicago areas. Yet he spends much of his time teaching medical courses and providing health care to people in other countries. These ...

Saving Lives After The Haiti Earthquake

In 2010, I served with a group of 20 volunteer health care providers from Rush University for the earthquake recovery effort in Haiti. We put in many long days. In fact, it was often hard to tell when one day ended and another began. ...