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Global Surgery Elective – Available for UBC 4th Year MD Students

Global Surgery Elective – Available for UBC 4th Year MD Students

Are you a 4th year UBC medical student interested in learning more about global surgical care? In this 2-week global surgery elective course, you will have the opportunity to explore global surgery with the support of an experienced BISC faculty member as a preceptor. Register today!

2019–2020 BISC Instructor Appreciation

2019–2020 BISC Instructor Appreciation

This year, we wish to recognize and express our appreciation for the significant contributions of two BISC Instructors, Dr. Norgrove Penny and Dr. Dan Poenaru.

January 2021 Intake for GCGSC and MGSC – Apply by Nov 1, 2020!

January 2021 Intake for GCGSC and MGSC – Apply by Nov 1, 2020!

Our online programs are for interdisciplinary surgical care professionals focused on addressing challenges and contributing to solutions in low-resource settings.

Stigma on Children with Hearing Loss

Stigma on Children with Hearing Loss

 What kind of stigma do children with hearing loss face? How does it impact them and their families? Hear from a parent who spoke up for her child.

Dr. Louis Okema’s Story | Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon in Gulu, Uganda

Dr. Louis Okema’s Story | Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon in Gulu, Uganda

What is global surgery all about? This is a story of Dr. Louis Okema’s experiences working as an Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon in Gulu, Uganda.