News & Events

Publication Feature: Chronic schistosomiasis infection and obstetric fistula repair outcomes in Lubango, Angola: A retrospective chart review

Publication Feature: Chronic schistosomiasis infection and obstetric fistula repair outcomes in Lubango, Angola: A retrospective chart review

Dr. Esther Chin (our MGSC alumni), along with Annelise Olson, Stephen Foster, Steven Arrowsmith, and Andrew Browning, have recently published the results of a study to develop contextually-appropriate enhanced recovery after surgery recommendations for children undergoing resection for Wilms tumours in a low-resource setting. This study was based on Dr. Chin’s final MGSC project as part of SURG […]

Congratulations Spring 2024 BGSC Graduates!

Congratulations Spring 2024 BGSC Graduates!

In May 2024, several students will graduate from our Master and Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care!

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 […]

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!