Thank you Dr. Peter O’Brien and Dr. Dan Poenaru

Thank you Dr. Peter O’Brien and Dr. Dan Poenaru

Please join us in extending sincere thanks and gratitude for Dr. Peter O’Brien’s and Dr. Dan Poenaru’s contributions to the Branch for Global Surgical Care over the years. They have been instrumental in helping guide our learners on their understanding of designing and implementing a global surgical care research project and alleviating the global burden […]

SURG 560 Final Report: Clinical prediction of treatment success after medical abortion : A prospective study for increased access to care on the lower north shore of Quebec

SURG 560 Final Report: Clinical prediction of treatment success after medical abortion : A prospective study for increased access to care on the lower north shore of Quebec

            Suzanne Roberge, a student of the MGSC program, recently published their SURG 560 final report to UBC CIRcle. This report summarizes the final practicum project “Clinical prediction of treatment success after medical abortion : A prospective study for increased access to care on the lower north shore of Quebec” […]

Graduate Feature: Kristen Stevens

      Kristen Stevens currently works in orthopaedic surgery as a Physician Assistant in Ottawa. She previously worked in Winnipeg in orthopaedics as well, and is interested in expanding her scope of practice to include global surgery and how Physician Assistants in Canada can become a part of the global surgical care community.       

Global Surgery Symposium – May 3, 2024

Global Surgery Symposium – May 3, 2024

Teaching Surgical Skills for Medical Deserts       FRIDAY MAY 3RD, 2024 | 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM PONDEROSA BALLROOM, 6445 UNIVERSITY BLVD, UBC, VANCOUVER, BC Are you passionate about surgical care and surgical education? This symposium is the perfect forum to discuss challenges and opportunities in surgical training for multidisciplinary healthcare providers working […]

BGSC Instructor Appreciation: Winter 2023-24 (Term 2)

BGSC Instructor Appreciation: Winter 2023-24 (Term 2)

We would like to recognize and express our appreciation for the significant contributions of Dr. Nadine Caron and Dr. Melanie Morris. They are co-instructors for SURG 518: Surgical Care in Canada’s Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities with Global Comparisons along with Dr. Jessica Chan and Dr. Ryan Falk. Read more about them and their experiences here!