Publication Feature

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- […]

Publication Feature: Lessons from developing, implementing and sustaining a participatory partnership for children’s surgical care in Tanzania

Publication Feature: Lessons from developing, implementing and sustaining a participatory partnership for children’s surgical care in Tanzania

Godfrey S. Philipo (past MGSC student) recently published an article exploring the lessons from developing, implementing and sustaining a participatory partnership for children’s surgical care in Tanzania. To read the full text, please visit here.  

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

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

Dr. Ryan Falk, co-instructor of SURG 518, along with colleagues recently published an article that seeks to explore where, across all country income groups, NSPs are providing surgical services and what additional surgical training, if any, is available in each identified country. To read the full text, please visit here.

Time to operating room matters in modern management of pancreatic injuries: A national review on the management of adult pancreatic injury at Canadian level 1 trauma centers

Time to operating room matters in modern management of pancreatic injuries: A national review on the management of adult pancreatic injury at Canadian level 1 trauma centers

Dr. Emilie Joos, associate director at BISC, along with colleagues recently undertook a study to evaluate the current diagnosis and management of pancreatic trauma in Canadian trauma centers. To read the full text, please visit here.     Abstract Background: Pancreatic injuries are rare, difficult to diagnose, and complex to manage despite multiple published guidelines. This study […]

Publication Feature: Lessons from developing, implementing and sustaining a participatory partnership for children’s surgical care in Tanzania

Publication Feature: Lessons from developing, implementing and sustaining a participatory partnership for children’s surgical care in Tanzania

Dr. Godfrey Sama Philipo, BISC Adunct Professor, along with Shobhana Nagraj, Zaitun M Bokhary,and Kokila Lakhoo, recently published an article that shares experiences on developing, implementing and sustaining a partnership in global children’s surgery in Tanzania. To read the full text, please visit here. Abstract: Global surgery is an essential component of Universal Health Coverage. […]