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Conclusion of the Bethune Round Table 2022 – VIRTUAL MEETING – Decolonizing Global Health

Conclusion of the Bethune Round Table 2022 – VIRTUAL MEETING – Decolonizing Global Health

The Bethune Round Table (BRT) is an annual interdisciplinary meeting aimed at addressing the challenges of providing accessible, high-quality surgical care to marginalized patients in low-resource settings. By bringing health professionals across a variety of disciplines together, we are able to share strategies and create solutions for improving surgical care to these under-serviced regions. The […]

SURG 560 Final Report: Evaluation of trauma care capabilities in Manitoba’s Prairie Mountain Health Region

SURG 560 Final Report: Evaluation of trauma care capabilities in Manitoba’s Prairie Mountain Health Region

Cara Weessies, a student at the MGSC program, recently published their SURG 560 final report to UBC CIRcle.  This report is a summary of the final practicum project “Evaluation of Trauma Care Capabilities in Manitoba’s Prairie Mountain Health Region” conducted during the 2021/22 academic year. To read the full text, please visit here.

Student Spotlight: Josh Wiedermann

Student Spotlight: Josh Wiedermann

      Josh Wiedermann is a senior associate consultant who practices Pediatric Otolaryngology. He currently lives in Rochester, MN, United States. Read on to find out more about Josh, his background and experiences, what lead him to the field of global surgical care, the MGSC, and more!   What has inspired you to study […]

SURG 560 Final Report: Creation of an enhanced recovery after surgery protocol with Wilms tumours in low- and middle-inome countries

SURG 560 Final Report: Creation of an enhanced recovery after surgery protocol with Wilms tumours in low- and middle-inome countries

Mercedes Pilkington, a student at the MGSC program, recently published their SURG 560 final report to UBC cIRcle. This report is a summary of the final practicum project “Creation of an enhanced recovery after surgery protocol with Wilms Tumours in low-and middle-income countries” conducted during the 2021/22 academic year. To read the full text, please […]

Student Spotlight: Montana Zaporzan

Student Spotlight: Montana Zaporzan

  Montana Zaporzan is a Registered Perioperative Nurse who is entering her second year of the Master of Global Surgical Care. She currently lives in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada and also has worked throughout the entire province for the last year as a travel nurse. Montana is passionate about global surgical care and has experience […]