Global Surgery, Health Equity, and UCSF—Where Have We Been and Where Can We Go?
Doruk Ozgediz, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Director, Center for Global Surgery and Health Equity
UCSF Department of Surgery
Doruk Ozgediz M.D., MSc is Associate Professor of Surgery at UCSF, Director of the UCSF Center for Global Surgery and Health Equity, and in the leadership team of the Institute for Global Health Sciences. He trained in medicine at UCSF and completed a general surgery residency at UCSF before pursuing a pediatric surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto. Dr. Ozgediz also completed a Master's of Science in Public Health in Developing Countries at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Dr. Ozgediz became involved in surgical collaborations in Uganda in 2003 and since then has been part of multiple collaborations to strengthen surgery and anesthesia care there and in the region, mostly through support of capacity-building initiatives.
He is a co-founder of the Global Partners in Anesthesia and Surgery (GPAS) collaboration, focused in Uganda, as well as the Global Initiative for Children's Surgery (GICS). He is also on the advisory board of KIDS OR, an international charity dedicated to strengthening surgery and perioperative care in low resource settings.
The purpose of Surgery Grand Rounds is to provide surgeons, residents and other attendees with up-to-date knowledge of surgical issues encountered in academic practice. By promoting awareness of current advances in surgery, it is expected that patient care will improve and mortality and morbidity will be reduced. For the 2019-2020 Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Schedule, visit www.surgery.ucsf.edu and look under the “Education & Training” tab.
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Disclosure declaration – No one in a position to control the content of this activity has a relationship with an ACCME-defined commercial interest. Planners Julie Ann Sosa, MD, MA, FACS, Lygia Stewart, MD, FACS, and Ryutaro Hirose, MD, FACS, have stated that they have no relationships to disclose. Speakers have stated that they have no financial relationships to disclose.
This activity is supported by the Department of Surgery’s Howard Naffziger Endowment Fund.
Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00am to 8:00amVirtual Event