Time & Location
02 Nov 2020, 19:00
About the Event
Join us on 2nd November at 7 pm for our webinar where we look into the emerging field of Global surgery and have our inspiring speakers deepen your understanding as well as look into the life of a global surgeon and how medical students can get involved.
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Professor Kokila Lakhoo
President of the Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery (GICS) and chair of the international forum for the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons. Professor Lakhoo is harnessing medical student power in global surgery research and is also undertaking the Tanzanian Tumour Project: a pilot investigating surgery-associated morbidity and mortality in children with intra-abdominal solid tumours.
Youmna Sherif, MD
A resident in the global surgery track at the Baylor College of Medicine, her interests include global surgery education, ethics of global surgery, surgical capacity building, and surgical infrastructure. In pursuit of these interests, she has engaged in global surgery work in Egypt, Malawi, Turkey, and Uganda. She has worked with community partners in these nations and performed research on the structure of global surgery education in high-income countries, the professional development of non-physician clinicians in Sub-Saharan Africa, global surgery scale-up models, the use of guidelines and surgical standards in low-middle income countries, humanism in medicine, and Islamic Bioethics as it relates to care of the female.
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