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 collabortion.


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

Key Priorities

Education. To stimulate discussion and awareness among department members and the local community about surgical issues in global health

Research. To contribute to the international body of research on global surgery while developing greater interest within the department and university

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 Global Surgery Coordinator

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