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Program in Surgery & Public Health - Objectives


  • Implementing curriculum that focuses on Surgery and Public Health for residents and medical students.

  • Establishing and enhancing research programs aimed at defining the burden of surgical disease and the disparities that exist within underserved communities.

  • Defining strategies for surgical-care delivery that will address the problems of access to emergency and essential surgery and narrowing inequalities in surgical care between populations.

  • Mentorship and career development for students, residents and faculty with an interest in surgery and public health.

  • Advocacy that emphasizes direct financial and human resources support for global surgery, training and research.