Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC)
The Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC) is a 12-credit certificate program offered by the Branch for International Surgical Care (BISC) at the UBC Faculty of Medicine. Designed to meet the growing need for professional development in global surgical care, this program is available to surgeons and allied health professionals with all levels of expertise in surgical care, from high and low-resource regions. Students will immerse in an interdisciplinary learning community with online learners around the world. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to provide leadership and advocacy in global surgical care.
What makes the program unique?
The Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC) can ladder into the MGSC.
The program can be taken full-time (1 year) or part-time (up to 5 years).
All students must complete the following four courses (12 credits):
- SURG 510 – Surgical Care in International Health
- SURG 512 – Global Disability: A Surgical Care Mandate
- SURG 514 – Surgical Care in Humanitarian Disaster Response
- SURG 516 – Program Planning and Evaluation in Surgical Care Low Resource Settings