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 visit our curriculum page.
Students with an interest in Global Surgical Care but who do not wish to complete the GCGSC can enroll in some graduate courses independently 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. Courses are delivered entirely online (no classes on campus or summer residences), designed to allow practicing health professionals to continue their studies with minimal disruption to their work.