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Publication Feature: Training low–middle‑income (LMIC) pediatric surgeons in a high‑income country (HIC) program

Publication Feature: Training low–middle‑income (LMIC) pediatric surgeons in a high‑income country (HIC) program

A team including  BISC faculty and advisory committee members (Robert Baird, Geoffrey Blair, Damian Duffy, Phyllis Kisa) recently published an article exploring the effectiveness of their Low Income Country (LIC)-High Income Country (HIC) educational partnership. To read the full text, please visit here.   Abstract: Background A popular paradigm to support surgical education for low- […]

SURG 560 Final Report: : Regional Perioperative Education Program : Rural Model Evaluation Framework

Maria Brinza, a student of the MGSC program, recently published their SURG 560 final report to UBC cIRcle. This report is a summary of the final practicum project “Regional Perioperative Education Program: Rural Model Evaluation Framework” conducted January 2021 – Aug 2021. To read the full text, please visit here.

Join the Global Surgery Lab!

Join the Global Surgery Lab!

Are you interested in learning about global surgery and participating in our projects, or want to pitch your own idea? Join the Global Surgery Lab! We are a diverse group of students, nurses, and physicians who deeply care about improving access to surgical care worldwide and believe that those solutions come from the ground up. […]

January 2022 Intake for GCGSC and MGSC – Apply by Oct 15th (GCGSC) and Nov 1 (MGSC)

January 2022 Intake for GCGSC and MGSC – Apply by Oct 15th (GCGSC) and Nov 1 (MGSC)

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

Chung Research Day – November 1, 2021

Chung Research Day – November 1, 2021

WB and MH Chung Research Day In the early 1990s, Doctors Wally Chung and Madeleine Chung endowed a fund to support a department-wide research forum. The Chung Research Day showcases research endeavors in the Department of Surgery covering topics in basic, clinical and education research. More information on the Chung family’s contribution to academic life […]