Global Surgery Efforts in East Africa Workshop

The UCSF East Africa Interest Group (EAIG) will kick off its second year with a workshop devoted to the broad topic of Global Surgery, featuring Dr. Teri Reynolds, Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of Global Emergency Medicine, along with other faculty representing the departments of Anesthesia, General Surgery, Ob/Gyn, and Orthopedics, who are building successful collaborations with partners in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. The session will provide a forum to explore opportunities for cross-campus collaboration and sharing of resources, while fostering strengthened institutional support of global education and research in surgery and trauma, focusing on East Africa. We would welcome your participation in this stimulating discussion. WHAT:  Workshop: Global Surgery Efforts in East Africa WHEN:  Friday, February 14, 8:00 - 11:00 AM WHERE:  UCSF Parnassus/Lange Conference Room (Library, Rm. 522) Featured speakers will include: o   Teri Reynolds, MD, MPH:  The African Federation Trauma Data Project and Residency Training in Tanzania o   Gerald Dubowitz, MD:  Global Partners in Anesthesia and Surgery (GPAS) Program o   Catherine Juillard, MD:  General Surgery Perspective o   Felicia Lester, MD, MPH:  Ob/Gyn and Global Surgery o   Saam Morshed, MD, PhD:  Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology (IGOT) Coffee and a buffet continental breakfast will be provided.