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Publication – Surgical Task-Sharing to Non-specialist Physicians in Low- Resource Settings Globally: A Systematic Review of the Literature

MGSC student, Ryan Falk’s article Surgical Task-Sharing to Non-specialist Physicians in Low- Resource Settings Globally: A Systematic Review of the Literature has been published online in the World Journal of Surgery. Congratulations, Ryan! Falk, R., Taylor, R., Kornelsen, J. et al. Surgical Task-Sharing to Non-specialist Physicians in Low-Resource Settings Globally: A Systematic Review of the […]

New Course! SURG 517 – Clinical Research Methods for Surgical Procedures with Global Surgical Comparisons

New Course! SURG 517 – Clinical Research Methods for Surgical Procedures with Global Surgical Comparisons

This new graduate course as part of our Master of Global Surgical Care, launching in January 2020 will introduce learners to surgical clinical research methods. The course will emphasize approaches to clinical research that are different for surgical research compared to medical research. Students will learn many aspects of the research process from research proposal […]

Masters of Global Surgical Care Bursary Award Fund

Masters of Global Surgical Care Bursary Award Fund

The Master of Global Surgical Care’s bursary award program for international learners will play a key role in engaging a cohort of students who otherwise would not be able to enroll in graduate studies. This award will allow surgeons and trainees from low-income countries to take the online Master’s program, ultimately equipping them to address […]

Master of Global Surgical Care – Applications Deadline June 19th

Master of Global Surgical Care – Applications Deadline June 19th

Applications are open for the Master of Global Surgical Care, a two-year online program for interdisciplinary surgical care professionals focused on addressing challenges and contributing to solutions in low-resource settings. Apply by June 19th to start in September 2020! For more information, please see https://internationalsurgery.med.ubc.ca/masters-program/ and to apply https://internationalsurgery.med.ubc.ca/education/apply/   

BISC Participates in Engineers in Scrubs MedTech Cafes

BISC Participates in Engineers in Scrubs MedTech Cafes

BISC is partnering with Engineers in Scrubs (EiS) to participate in their MedTech Cafes this year. To find out more info about Engineers In Scrubs please click here. Through this program, sessions are organized which are an opportunity for Faculty to present an idea about a problem they have encountered in a LMIC healthcare facility […]

Bethune Round Table Conference on Global Surgery 2020 | Winnipeg, MB

Bethune Round Table Conference on Global Surgery 2020 | Winnipeg, MB

The Bethune Round Table (BRT) Conference on Global Surgery is an annual interdisciplinary meeting aimed at addressing the challenges of providing accessible, high-quality surgical care to marginalized patients in low-resource settings. By bringing health professionals across a variety of disciplines together,we sjare strategies and create solutions for improving surgical care to these under-serviced regions. The […]