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MSF-UBC Partnership: Essential Skills Surgical Training Program

There is a shortage of surgical providers in Sub-Saharan Africa, and especially in countries that do not provide access to formal surgical training programs, such as South Sudan.         One of the potential solutions to this shortage of providers is training and validating non-surgeon physicians (NSP) to perform surgical procedures, which is […]

September 2021 Intake for GCGSC and MGSC – Apply by July 4, 2021

September 2021 Intake for GCGSC and MGSC – Apply by July 4, 2021

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

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 […]

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 enrol in graduate studies.       This award will allow surgeons and trainees from low-income countries to take the online Master’s program, ultimately equipping […]

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/