Global Surgery Discovery Awards Event

  • Lauren Bellefeuille

    Lauren Bellefeuille

    Assistant Programme Manager

    View profile

21 Dec 2020

Watch the event live here on 28 January 15:00 - 16:00 GMT

The innovators changing the paradigm of global surgical training

28 January, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT

Join the Global Health team for an online celebration to recognise the recipients of the Discovery Awards for the Global Surgical Training Challenge. Learn how innovators are changing the way global surgical practitioners are learning new skills to improve patient outcomes around the world.

Please save the date to join us for an online event to:

  • Meet and celebrate the recipients of the Discovery Awards
  • Hear about the winning projects
  • Learn how the Global Surgical Training Challenge is shifting the surgical training paradigm
  • Hear from our partner Appropedia on our open source training platform

The virtual event will feature a fantastic line-up of speakers, including:

There will also be a panel discussion on Creating Accessible Surgical Training, moderated by Patrick Diamond, MIT Solve, USA and including:

  • Sir Murray Brennan, Senior Vice President, International Programs, Memorial Sloan Kettering, USA
  • Dr Charles Umeh, Doctor & MSc Surgical Science Student, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Dr Monali Mohan, Comprehensive Emergency Obstetrics and Neonatal Care Mentor in Health Systems Strengthening, CARE, India
  • Professor Martin Smith, Professor of Surgery, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Learn more about the Challenge

Improved global surgical training reaches far beyond the operating room


Why we need a Global Surgical Training Challenge


Global Surgical Training Challenge


Launch of the Global Surgical Training Challenge to drive innovation in surgical simulation training for low resource settings