RESEARCH
Aug 14, 2018

Kate Smiley MD publishes on Perioperative Quality in World Journal of Surgery

"Safety Culture and Perioperative Quality at the Volta River Authority Hospital in Akosombo, Ghana". Kate Smiley MD was 2016-2017 Research Fellow at the Center for Global Surgery and publishes with her Ghanaian collaborators. Marta McCrum, MD MPH was Principal Investigator and directs West Africa Area strategy for the Center for Global Surgery.... Read More

RESEARCH
Aug 01, 2018

Micah Katz MD Publishes on the role of Local Research in National Surgical Planning

"Local Research Catalyzes National Surgical Planning: Informing National Strategies for Scaling Up Surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa", published in the International Journal of Health Policy & Management. Micah Katz MD was 2017-2018 Research Fellow at the Center for Global Surgery. Jade Nunez, MD was Principal Investigator and directs Asia Area strategy for the Center for Global Surgery.... Read More

EDUCATION
Feb 01, 2018

Coming: 2nd Annual CUGH "Global Surgery" Satellite Session

Returning by popular demand, March 15 2018, this full day CUGH-satellite session convenes experts across the surgical system to explore interdisciplinary collaboration to create desperately needed access in low resource areas. The "global surgery" focus compliments this year's CUGH theme, Health Disparities: A Time for Action. Register your attendance today.... Read More

RESEARCH, EDUCATION
Jan 31, 2018

Global Surgery Presents Research at 2018 American Surgical Congress

Current and Past Research Fellows from the University of Utah Center for Global Surgery presented original research at the 13th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. This conference seeks to be a mainstay for the growing field of academic global surgery and Utah was well-represented! Four presentations were given in total by our researchers, on topics ranging from cost-effectiveness to quality improvement in countries from West Africa to Asia. Pictured here, current 2017-18 research fellow Micah Katz gives his quickshot presentation: "Mesh Repair Not Standard During Inguinal Hernia Surgery in Northern Ghana"... Read More

EDUCATION, RESEARCH, RECOGNITION
Jan 01, 2018

Announcing Extreme Affordability: West Africa

Ghana will host the 2018 Extreme Affordability Conference, in the exciting next iteration of the innovative Global Health conference focused on creating access to health systems with equity. This year's conference will take place July 8-10 and will be hosted in Kpong, Ghana at the Ensign College of Public Health by the University of Utah, with KNUST, ECOPH, and IntraHealth as partner institutions.... Read More