UCSF Center for Global Surgical Studies
We are a center dedicated to leading and supporting academic global surgery.
To develop and conduct rigorous, high-impact, collaborative research aimed at improving access to high-quality surgical care in low-resource settings globally
To partner with organizations in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to identify opportunities in research and education
To conduct epidemiological studies to understand the true burden of surgical disease
To implement and test interventions collaboratively based on the needs of low- and middle-income partners
To inform policy with the goal of directing resources commensurate with the burden of disease and cost of interventions
- To train the leaders in academic global surgery and lead the field in professionalizing global surgery