Global Surgery

Advancing Surgical Education, Research and Advocacy

Dalhousie’s Global Surgery Office (GSO) supports and develops partnerships with parties engaged in advancing surgical education, research and advocacy. The GSO is pursuing global excellence in surgical care delivery.


Advancing global surgery research, education and advocacy through international partnership and collaboration.



Equitable surgical care delivery and outcomes through international knowledge exchange, collaborative research and advocacy.

Key Priorities

Research. To contribute to the international body of research on global surgery while developing greater interest within the department and university.
Education. To enhance resident and medical student training through international collaboration and awareness of global surgery theory.
Outreach. To develop collaborative projects in low resource settings that contribute to enriched patient care in our department and for our partners.

For more information, please contact the Coordinator, GSO.
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