Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC) is a 12-credit certificate program designed to meet the growing need for professional development in global surgical care.

Program Requirements

The Certificate is comprised of four graduate level online courses.

  • SURG 510 – Surgical Care in International Health
  • SURG 512 – Global Disability: A Surgical Care Mandate
  • SURG 514 – Surgical Care in Humanitarian Disaster Response
  • SURG 516 – Program Planning and Evaluation in Surgical Care Low Resource Settings

Students with an interest in global surgical care but who do not wish to complete the GCGSC can enroll in SURG 510 independently of the certificate.

 

The Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC) can ladder into the MGSC. Details about this process can be found in UBC’s transfer credit policy, outlined by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.



GCGSC Graduates

DR. F. GIGI OSLER, MD, FRCSC

(Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery)

Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care

Past President, Canadian Medical Association

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Manitoba

 

DR. S. P. BUGIS, MD, FACS, FRCSC.

Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care

Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, UBC

Board Chair, Canadian Network for International Surgery (CNIS)

Vice President, Physician Affairs and Specialist Practice, Doctors of B.C

 

DR. DALAL HUBAIL, MB BCh BAO, MRCSI, MSc, AFHEA (UK)

Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care

Medical Graduate, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain

Surgical Residency at Bahrain - Salmaniya Medical Complex: Arab Board of Health Specializations & Saudi Board, Saudi Commission for Health Specialities

MSc in Laparoscopic Surgery and Surgical Skills: Queen Mary University London - Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Certificate in Learning and Teaching (Associate Fellow in the Higher Education Academy - UK): Queen Mary University London - Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

 

DR. ANISA NAZIR, MCh, MBBS

Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care

Masters (MCh) in Surgical Science and Practice, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ireland

Graduate Student, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada

Medical Graduate, Foundation University Medical College, Pakistan

Former Co-Chair and VP Communication, Canadian Global Surgery Trainees Alliance

DR. CHRISTIAN SCHAMBERG-BAHADORI, MD, MBA, DIU HSAE

Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care

Attending Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at the University-affiliated Teaching Hospital, Ochsenfurt, Germany

HSAE (Humanitarian Surgery in Austere Environments) with Médecins sans frontières (MSF) and Universities Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Liège (ULg) in Brussels, Belgium

Master of Business Administration (Health Care ), SRH Riedlingen, Germany

Lecturer : University of Mainz, Germany and MSF & UCL , ULB and ULg, Brussels , Belgium

MD, University of Antwerp, Belgium

 

 

DR. SUPRIYA SINGH, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Western Ontario

Fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery, UBC

Member of Team Broken Earth

 

 

 

DR. EMMA SUMNER, MD

Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care

Obstetrics & Gynecology Resident (PGY-4), Dalhousie University

Coordinator, Well Woman Clinic for Refugee Women in Halifax,

Member, Global Health and Advocacy Committee at the IWK Health Center, Halifax

 

 

 

DR. JAMES YAN, MD, FRCSC

Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care

Orthopedic Surgeon, Residency at McMaster University

Fellowship in Adult Trauma, Royal Columbian Hospital

Fellowship in Arthroplasty, Hamilton