Rounds on International Surgical Care

Accessing High-Resource Technology in a Low-Resource Setting: A Round Table Discussion. Tuesday November 25th, 2014 5:30 – 7:00 pm VGH, JPN, CESEI, Room 360 Click here for more information: Rounds flyer Nov 25 2014

Online Graduate Courses

We now offer 3 online graduate courses with a fourth currently under development.  SURG 510 & SURG 512 start September 2nd.  SURG 514 & SPPH 540 start January 5th. Find out more information under our “Education” tab or check out our flyer. UBC Surgery Flyer 2014



Check out some of the ongoing, inspiring contributions to ASPIRE by two Branch grant recipients. Aspire Africa Read more about a qualitative study here: Understanding the role of embarrassment in gynaecological screening.

Uganda Pediatric Surgery Camp 2013

Click on the link for a summary of the most recent Pediatric Surgery Camp. Uganda Pediatric Surgery Camp 2013

Uganda Sustainable Clubfoot Care Project (USCCP)

Each year, over 1000 children are born in Uganda with clubfeet. Most remain untreated and are subject to the downward spiral of deformity, disability, depression and despair. The purpose of the Uganda Sustainable Clubfoot Care Project (USCCP) is to make available in a sustainable fashion a universal, effective, efficient, and safe treatment of the congenital […]

2014 Bethune Round Table

WHAT: 14TH BETHUNE ROUND TABLE CONFERENCE WHEN: JUNE 5-8, 2014 WHERE: MCMASTER UNIVERSITY, HAMILTON, ONTARIO BRT2014 website and Conference Registration link: The 14th Bethune Round Table conference is 3 days of learning and networking. It’s a great opportunity to hear from those working to improve surgical care in low-resource settings, build collaborations, and get […]

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Ethiopia visit

Pictured : UBC Surgery Faculty Dr. Brian Westerberg (left-rear) Robert Taylor (right-rear) and philanthropist Gary Segal (center) visit Gondar University Hospital, Etihiopia.



Let’s say something about this picture…Uganda…???