Featured Profiles

Feature: Dr. Esayas Mohammed Mustefa

Feature: Dr. Esayas Mohammed Mustefa

Dr. Emilie Joos, BISC Associate Director, recently interviewed Esayas Mustefa, a current candidate for the UBC Master of Global Surgical Care program.     Dr. Esayas Mustefa is currently working in one of the most remote and underserved areas of Ethiopia, Afar, where he is the only General Surgeon and Chief of Surgery. He is […]

Student Spotlight: Dr. Godfrey Sama Philipo

Student Spotlight: Dr. Godfrey Sama Philipo

Dr. Godfrey Sama Philipo is a medical doctor from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania currently enrolled as a student in our MGSC program.

Alumni Spotlight: Anisa Nazir

Alumni Spotlight: Anisa Nazir

Anisa Nazir is a recent graduate of the Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC). We had the pleasure to speak with Anisa about her career in global surgery and experience as part of the GCGSC program at BISC.

Student Spotlight: Ryan Falk

Student Spotlight: Ryan Falk

Ryan Falk is a current student in the Master in Global Surgical Care (MGSC) program at BISC. We had the pleasure to interview Ryan about his experiences in global surgical care and as a student in the Masters program as a family physician with enhanced surgical skills (FPESS), practicing in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.

Welcoming three Ugandan colleagues: Drs. Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko, Phyllis Kisa and Mary Nabukenya

Welcoming three Ugandan colleagues: Drs. Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko, Phyllis Kisa and Mary Nabukenya

Dr. Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko, Dr. Phyllis Kisa and Dr. Mary Nabukenya have been honoured with adjunct UBC faculty appointments in recognition of their tireless partnership, collaboration, and commitment to clinical and academic surgery. These three remarkable Ugandan women have not only continued to advance their training, they have made significant contributions to the learning […]