The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine

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Global Surgical Care

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Degree:Master; Online
Field of Study:General Surgery
Description:This online two-year, 30 credit specialized program is designed to prepare surgical care professionals from many disciplines to address surgical challenges and contribute to finding solutions in low resource settings globally.

The program provides a strong foundation for present and future global surgical care professionals by developing knowledge and skills in the interpretation and use of published experience and research, balanced with applied learning in low resource settings. Students will spend four to eight weeks in an underserved location globally, producing practical “on-the-ground” skills. The location of the placement is determined by the student in consultation with a program advisor. A blended model of practicum based learning and on-line teaching methods facilitate the participation of candidates from across Canada and around the world.
URL:Global Surgical Care at The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $14,045

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Candidates must meet minimum admission requirements established by the Faculty of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies. Applicants should: (a) hold a health-care-related degree such as Doctor of Medicine (MD), Nursing (BSN), Midwifery (BMW), etc.; and (b) have been involved or specifically plan to be involved in surgical care programs in underserved regions globally, whether clinically, educationally, administratively or in research.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 04, 2019