Featured Profiles

MGSC Spotlight: Dieudonné A. Lemfuka

MGSC Spotlight: Dieudonné A. Lemfuka

Dieudonné A. Lemfuka is originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo and currently lives and works in Monrovia, Liberia. Read on to find out more about Dieudonné, his background and experiences, what lead him to the MGSC, and more!   What has inspired you to become a surgeon? Please share some of your experiences serving […]

Congratulations to GCGSC Alumni Dr. Gigi Osler on being appointed to the Senate of Canada!

Congratulations to GCGSC Alumni Dr. Gigi Osler on being appointed to the Senate of Canada!

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General appointed Flordeliz (Gigi) Osler as an independent Senator for Manitoba. Flordeliz (Gigi) Osler is an internationally renowned surgeon who operates in Winnipeg, an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba, and a dedicated advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion. She was the first woman […]

Student Spotlight: Serena Kassam

Student Spotlight: Serena Kassam

  Serena Kassam is originally from Vancouver, BC. She completed her B.A/D.M.D at Tufts University in Boston, MA and Pediatric Dental Residency through Lutheran Medical Center at St Josephs Hospital, In Providence, RI. She then completed a research fellowship at New York University Langone Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, in Craniofacial Pediatric Dentistry and […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Shafique Pirani

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Shafique Pirani

Dr. Shafique Pirani is one of our instructors for SURG 516: Program Planning and Evaluation in Surgical Care Low Resource Settings  See Dr. Pirani’s faculty spotlight at the Department of Orthopedics here. View Dr. Shafique Pirani’s full biography here.

Student Spotlight: May Yau

Student Spotlight: May Yau

      May Yau is a Medical Radiation Technologist. She currently lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada Read on to find out more about May, her background and experiences, what lead her to the field of global surgical care, the MGSC, and more!       What has inspired you to study and work in […]