Education

Welcome to the UBC Branch for International Surgical Care’s Graduate program in Global Surgical Care

The Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC) is designed to meet the growing need for professional development of students interested in focusing on the global health problem of the burden of unmet surgical care. The Certificate is comprised of four graduate level online courses. For more information on the specific courses click here.

Students with an interest in Global Surgical Care but who do not wish to complete the GCGSC can enroll in any of the graduate courses independent of the certificate.

The program is intended for surgical care clinicians, trainees in surgical care disciplines, allied health care professionals or trainees involved, or who wish to be involved, in global surgical care programs.

The courses are targeted to graduate level students, postgraduate trainees, surgeons or surgery-related health practitioners. Non-medical graduate students or others may register with permission from the Instructor.

The courses are delivered entirely online (no classes on campus or summer residences). They are designed to allow practicing health professionals to continue their studies with minimal disruption to their work.

Graduate Course Demographics

September 2009 – present
Domestic: 96
International: 29
Total: 125

International students from across the United States, the United Kingdom, Oman, Singapore, Sweden, India, Pakistan, and the Netherlands have completed our courses.