Center for

Global Surgery

Our Mission

The Center for Global Surgery brings together the extensive resources of the University of Utah to address the needs for affordable, accessible surgical care in the United States and internationally. The Center considers Surgery as an ecosystem within healthcare, which has specific needs for education, technology, business and resource supply chains. It brings together a collaborative network to include academic research and training, in partnership with the business and bioengineering communities, nonprofits, professional societies and public health programs, globally.

2015 Extreme Affordability Conference, April 10-11th, 2015

The Center for Global Surgery in partnership with the University of Utah's Student Global Health Initiative are proud to announce the 2015 Extreme Affordability Conference, April - 11th, 2015 at the Rice Eccles Stadium Tower in Salt Lake City, Ut.  See More.

Nicholas Kristof 2015 ExAff Conference Kickoff Event, April 9th, 2015

Pulitzer Prize Winner and New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof will be speaking on April 9th, 2015 at the Rice Eccles Stadium Tower to help kickoff the 2015 Extreme Affordability Conference.

The Center for Global Surgery 2013 Report

The Center for Global Surgery 2013 report is available.  Take a look at what the Center acheived in 2013.

Innovations Video

Accessibility Video