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Dr. Louis Okema’s Story | Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon in Gulu, Uganda

Dr. Louis Okema’s Story | Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon in Gulu, Uganda

What is global surgery all about? This is a story of Dr. Louis Okema’s experiences working as an Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon in Gulu, Uganda.

I Don’t Seem To Be Fine: A Story of Gluteal Fibrosis in Uganda

I Don’t Seem To Be Fine: A Story of Gluteal Fibrosis in Uganda

In January 2020 a team of medical professionals from Canada and the US traveled to Kumi, Uganda to provide surgery for 100 children with Gluteal Fibrosis and start a long-term research study on the condition. BISC SURG 512 Instructor and Advisory Committee Member, Dr. Norgrove Penny, was part of the team and has shared this […]

Extension: September 2020 Intake for GCGSC and MGSC – Apply by July 3!

Extension: September 2020 Intake for GCGSC and MGSC – Apply by July 3!

Our online programs are for interdisciplinary surgical care professionals focused on addressing challenges and contributing to solutions in low-resource settings.

Safe Surgical Care: Strategies during a Pandemic – Available Now

Safe Surgical Care: Strategies during a Pandemic – Available Now

The UBC Branch for International Surgical Care, Continuing Professional Development and Extended Learning have developed a free, online course, Safe Surgical Care: Strategies during a Pandemic.

Bethune Round Table Conference on Global Surgery

Bethune Round Table Conference on Global Surgery

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 share strategies and create solutions for improving surgical care to these under-serviced regions. The 2020 Bethune Roundtable […]