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September 2024 Intake for GCGSC and MGSC – Applications are Now Open!

September 2024 Intake for GCGSC and MGSC – Applications are Now Open!

Our online programs are for interdisciplinary surgical care professionals focused on addressing challenges and contributing to solutions in low-resource settings. Apply here to start in Sept 2024! The application deadline is April 1, 2024. For more information on how to apply, please visit here.

Institute for Global Health 6th Annual Global Health Conference

Institute for Global Health 6th Annual Global Health Conference

About the conference Global Surgery: Addressing a Neglected Health Crisis The Global Health Conference is an annual event bringing together a community of students, trainees, clinicians, researchers, and faculty from across health professions and disciplines to share knowledge. This year, our focus is to bring attention to the often overlooked challenges in global surgical care, […]

BGSC Instructor Appreciation: Winter 2023-24 (Term 1)

BGSC Instructor Appreciation: Winter 2023-24 (Term 1)

We would like to recognize and express our appreciation for the continued guidance and input of Dr. Doreen Nakku and Dr. Phyllis Kisa! They are instructors for SURG 512: Global Disability: A Surgical Care Mandate and SURG 510: Surgical Care in International Health (respectively). Read more about them and their experiences here!

Upcoming Rounds: Special Guest Presentation on Pediatric Surgery in Uganda for Joint BGSC-OPSEI Rounds, Dr. Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko

Upcoming Rounds: Special Guest Presentation on Pediatric Surgery in Uganda for Joint BGSC-OPSEI Rounds, Dr. Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko

Presenter: Dr. Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko, General Surgeon, Soroti Regional Hospital, Uganda & Adjunct Professor, UBC You are invited to a Special Guest Presentation for OPSEI Rounds on Wednesday, October 18th from 7:00-8:00am, followed by breakfast in the Chan auditorium. This will be a hybrid format. This round is being co-sponsored by the UBC Branch […]

Commemorate Orange Shirt Day – September 30

Commemorate Orange Shirt Day – September 30

Orange Shirt Day, September 30, is a day to honour and uphold Survivors and Intergenerational Survivors of the Indian Residential School system, and to commemorate those who didn’t return home. To find a wide range of Orange Shirt Day programming and information, please explore the hub page curated by the Indian Residential School History and […]