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The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Global Surgery Group with Dr. David Spiegel of CHOP Orthopedics!

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The Harvard Chan Students Surgical Society meeting with their advisor, Dr. Atul Gawande, to discuss how trainees can contribute to global surgery.

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Tufts-GSSA leadership team (from left to right): David Oh, Alexis Kahanu, Teron Nezwek, Alexander Yoon, Jonathan Williams, Tom Zink (not pictured)

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The Penn Global Surgery Group (PGSG) provides a central platform that facilitates the exchange of knowledge, ideas, opportunities, and strategies within an interdisciplinary community of students, faculty, and professionals in the fields of global surgery.

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Members of the Yale School of Medicine GSSA chapter at the Yale Global Surgery Symposium in April 2017. From left to right: Jennie Choe, Ava Yap, Geneiva Parkinson, and Taylor Ottesen.

One of the first GSSA planning meetings at Harvard Medical School!

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Members of the Tufts University School of Medicine GSSA chapter at the Boston Global Surgery Symposium in March 2017.

Sackler School of Medicine GSSA Chapter Leaders!

GSSA Chapters

Medical Schools

 

Baylor College of Medicine

BCM GSSA

Leadership: Uma Parikh and more

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rachel Davis

Email: umang.parikh@bmc.edu

    Dartmouth University -

    Geisel School of Medicine

    GSSA at Dartmouth

    Leadership: Liesl Eibschutz

    Faculty Advisor: Dr. Lisa Adams

    Email: GSSADartmouth@gmail.com

      George Washington University School of Medicine

      GWU GSSA

      Leadership: Colleen Corrado, Lizzie Clark, and Jane Henriques

      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mary Elizabeth Schroeder

      Email: gssa.gwsmhs@gmail.com

        Mayo Clinic

        Alix School of Medicine

        MCASOM GSSA

        Leadership: Sanjna Rajput and

        Clark Zheng

        Faculty Advisor: Dr. Walter Franz

        Email: rajput.sanjna@mayo.edu

          Penn State University

          College of Medicine

          PSUCoM Chapter of the GSSA

          Leadership: Anjana Sinha, Ray Kim, and more

          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Anthony Tsai

          Email: asinha1@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

            Rutgers Robert Wood

            Johnson Medical School

            Rutgers RWJMS GSSA

            Leadership: Mateo Gilsilvetti, Fady Soliman, and more

            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gregory Peck, Dr. Paul Truche, Dr. Rachel Nemoyer

            Email: fks16@rwjms.rutgers.edu

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            Tufts University
            School of Medicine

            GSSA at TUSM

            Leadership: Colleen Doolan and more

            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Rohrer

            Email: colleen.doolan@tufts.edu

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            University of Cincinnati

            College of Medicine

            UCCOM GSSA

            Leadership: Joseph Jeffrey and more

            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mike Goodman

            Email: jeffrejh@mail.uc.edu

              University of Kentucky

              College of Medicine

              GSSA at UKCOM

              Leadership: Sam Fugate and more

              Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Worhunsky

              Email: sam.fugate@uky.edu

                University of Miami

                Miller School of Medicine

                Global Medicine and Sugery

                Leadership: Will Pavlis, Brea Willey, and more

                Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tanya Zakrison

                Email: umglobalsurg@gmail.com

                  University of Pennsylvania

                  Perelman School of Medicine

                  Penn Global Surgery Group

                  Leadership: Papa Kwadwo Morgan Asiedu, Kathleen Davin, and more

                  Faculty Advisor: Dr. David A. Spiegel, Dr. Jordan Swanson, and Dr. Neil Sheth

                  Email: pennglobalsurgery@gmail.com

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                  University of Southern California

                  Keck School of Medicine

                  USC GSSA

                  Leadership: Jackson Baker, Nasir Khan, and more

                  Faculty Advisor: Dr. Cathy Shin

                  Email: usc.gssa@gmail.com

                    University of Utah

                    School of Medicine

                    Global Surgery and Anesthesia

                    Student Interest Group

                    Leadership: Sydney Davis

                    and Zach Fender

                    Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mark Harris

                    Email: sam.simister@hsc.utah.edu

                      Washington University

                      School of Medicine in St. Louis

                      WUSM GSSA

                      Leadership: Austin Ibele, Kushi Mallikarjun, and Chance Fox

                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Paul E. Wise

                      Email: austin.ibele@wustl.edu

                        Boston University

                        School of Medicine

                        GSSA at BUSM

                        Leadership: Prahan Chatlur and more

                        Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sabrina Sanchez and Dr. Thurston Drake

                        Email: prahan97@bu.edu

                          The University of Texas at Austin - Dell Medical School

                          GSSA Chapter of DMS GHIG

                          Leadership: Ife Shoyombo, Jacob Paul, and more

                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Alex Haynes

                          Email: ifeshoyombo@utexas.edu

                            Harvard Medical School and

                            School of Dental Medicine

                            HMS/HSDM GSSA

                            Leadership: Megan Mishra and more

                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Salim Ashar

                            Email: meghana_mishra@hms.harvard.edu

                               

                              New York Medical College

                              Global Surgery NYMC

                              Leadership: Ariel Figueroa, Diamond Clough, and more

                              Email: afiguero5@nymc.edu

                                Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

                                PCOM Global Surgery Group

                                Leadership: Olivia Bowles and more

                                Faculty Advisor: Dr. Thomas Geng

                                Email: ob212988@pcom.edu

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                                Sackler School of Medicine

                                New York

                                Sackler School of Medicine GSSA Chapter

                                Leadership: Taylor Ibelli and more

                                Email: sackler.gssa@gmail.com

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                                University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tuscon

                                Arizona Surgery Club GSSA

                                Leadership: Zachary Elwell 

                                Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Khreiss

                                Email: zaelwell@email.arizona.edu

                                  University of Florida

                                  College of Medicine

                                  Global Medicine and Surgery Interest Group at UF COM

                                  Leadership: Alya Barq and more

                                  Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robin Petroze

                                  Email: ufgsmig@gmail.com

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                                  University of Maryland

                                  Baltimore School of Medicine

                                  Global Health and Surgery Interest Group

                                  Leadership: Juhye Kang

                                  Faculty Advisor: Dr. Miriam Laufer

                                  Email: juhye.kang@som.umaryland.edu

                                    University of Minnesota

                                    School of Medicine

                                    UMN GSSA

                                    Leadership: Evan Keil and more

                                    Faculty Advisor: Dr. Todd Tuttle

                                    Email: keilx039@umn.edu

                                      University of Pittsburgh

                                      School of Medicine

                                      PittMed Global Surgery and Anesthesia

                                      Leadership: Marin Kheng and more

                                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andrew Peitzman and Dr. Juan Carlos Puyana

                                      Email: kheng.marin@medstudent.pitt.edu

                                        University of Texas

                                        McGovern Medical School

                                        GSSA at McGovern Medical School

                                        Leadership: Jonathan Bruhn,  Carolyn Fan, and more

                                        Faculty Advisor: Dr. Anil Kulkarni

                                        Email: vanessa.hernandez@uth.tmc.edu

                                          Vanderbilt University

                                          School of Medicine

                                          Vanderbilt Chapter of the GSSA

                                          Leadership: Catherine Zivanov and more

                                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rondi Kauffman

                                          Email: catherine.n.zivanov@vanderbilt.edu

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                                          Wright State University

                                          Boonshoft School of Medicine

                                          Wright State BOSM

                                          Global Health Initiative

                                          Leadership: Musunga Mulenga

                                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kate Conway

                                          Email: mulenga.2@wright.edu

                                            Brown Alpert

                                            Medical School

                                            GSSA at Brown AMS

                                            Leadership: Praveen Rajaguru, Sarah Nuss, and more

                                            Email: praveen_rajaguru@brown.edu

                                              Florida International University - Hebert Wertheim COM

                                              FIU HWCOM GSSA

                                              Leadership: Tannice Fogarthy, Mackenzie Mayhew, and more 

                                              Faculty Advisor: Dr. Juan Calisto

                                              Email: hwcomglobalsurgery@gmail.com

                                                Johns Hopkins

                                                School of Medicine

                                                Johns Hopkins GSSA

                                                Leadership: Harsha Malapati, Joshua Materi, and more

                                                Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Redett

                                                Email: jmateri1@jhmi.edu

                                                  Northwestern University

                                                  Feinberg School of Medicine

                                                  Feinberg GSSA

                                                  Leadership: Ana Reyes and Caroline Canni

                                                  Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mamta Swaroop

                                                  Email: ana.reyes@northwestern.edu

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                                                  Renaissance School of Medicine

                                                  at Stony Brook University

                                                  Stony Brook GSSA

                                                  Leadership: Edward Ham, Irene Tsai, and more

                                                  Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mark Sedler

                                                  Email: edward.ham@stonybrookmedicine.edu
                                                   

                                                    Texas A&M

                                                    Health Science Center

                                                    GSSA TAMHSC Chapter

                                                    Leadership: Chika Anyanwu, Ali Haider, and more

                                                    Faculty Advisor: Dr. Vincent Ohaju

                                                    Email: canyanwu@medicine.tamhsc.edu

                                                      University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

                                                      GSSA at UCI

                                                      Leadership: Brain Hanst and more

                                                      Faculty Adivsor: Dr. Cristobal Barrios

                                                      Email: gssa.uci@gmail.com

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                                                      University of Illinois in Chicago

                                                      College of Medicine

                                                      GSSA UICCOM Chapter

                                                      Leadership: Bani Medegan Fagla and more

                                                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Thomas L. Sims

                                                      Email: bmedegan@uic.edu

                                                        University of Massachusetts

                                                        Medical School

                                                        GSSA at UMMS

                                                        Leadership: Vanya Zvonar and

                                                        Ariana McFarland

                                                        Faculty Advisor: Dr. Joyce McIntyre

                                                        Email: umass.gssa@gmail.com

                                                          University of North Carolina

                                                          School of Medicine

                                                          UNC GSSA

                                                          Leadership: Deen Garba and more

                                                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Anthony Charles and Dr. Gita Mody

                                                          Email: UNCglobalsurgery@gmail.com

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                                                          University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School

                                                          GSSA UQ

                                                          Leadership: Oybek Nazarov, Yuriy Stankov, and more

                                                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andrew Maurice

                                                          Email: o.nazarov@uqconnect.edu.au

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                                                          University of Texas

                                                          Southwestern Medical School

                                                          Global Health and Global Surgery 

                                                          Interest Group at UTSW

                                                          Leadership: Zara Khan, Taylore King, and more

                                                          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Abier Abdelnaby

                                                          Email: zara.khan@utsouthwestern.edu

                                                            Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

                                                            GSSA at VCU

                                                            Leadership: Anna Gibson and Cody McHargue

                                                            Faculty Advisor: Dr. Edgar Rodas and Dr. Sudha Jayaraman

                                                            Email: VCUglobalsurgerystudents@gmail.com

                                                              Yale School of Medicine

                                                              GSSA at Yale

                                                              Leadership: Samip Kafle, Kelsey Rankin,

                                                              and Shin Mei Chan

                                                              Faculty Advisor: Dr. Adrienne Socci, Dr. Doruk Ozgediz, Dr. James Clune, and Dr. Viji Kurup 

                                                              Email: samipya.kafle@yale.edu

                                                                Undergraduate Schools

                                                                 

                                                                Baylor University

                                                                GSSA at Baylor Univerisy

                                                                Leadership: Cassidy Parshall and more

                                                                Faculty Advisor: Dr. Emily Smith

                                                                Email: baylorgssa@gmail.com

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                                                                Rutgers University -

                                                                New Brunswick

                                                                GSSA at Rutgers University

                                                                Leadership: Autumn Byfield and more

                                                                Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gregory Peck

                                                                and Dr. Paul Truche

                                                                Email: gssarutgers@gmail.com

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                                                                University of Michigan

                                                                GSSA at UMich

                                                                Leadership: Miranda Goodson and more

                                                                Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gifty Kwakye 

                                                                globalsurgerystudentalliance@umich.edu

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                                                                Harvard Univeristy

                                                                GSSA at Harvard

                                                                Leadership: Marissa Sumathipala 

                                                                Email:sumathipalam@college.harvard.edu

                                                                   

                                                                  University of Houston

                                                                  GSSA at University of Houston

                                                                  Leadership: Kala Pham and more

                                                                  Faulty Advisor: Dr. Ruth Bush

                                                                  Email: gssa.uofh@gmail.com

                                                                    Hunter College

                                                                    GSSA at Hunter

                                                                    Leadership: Rodela Ahmed and more

                                                                    Email: huntergssa@gmail.com

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                                                                    University of Texas at Austin

                                                                    GSSA at UT Austin

                                                                    Leadership: Andrew Chen and more

                                                                    Email: gssaatut@gmail.com

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                                                                    Schools that are in the process of starting global surgery working groups:
                                                                    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine

                                                                    • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

                                                                    • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

                                                                    • Drexel University College of Medicine

                                                                    • Emory School of Medicine

                                                                    • Harvard College (undergraduate)

                                                                    • Hunter College at City University of New York (undergraduate)

                                                                    • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

                                                                    • John A. Burns School of Medicine (Hawaii)

                                                                    • Medical College of Wisconsin

                                                                    • New Jersey Institute of Technology (undergraduate)

                                                                    • Ohio State University College of Medicine

                                                                    • Oregon Health & Science University

                                                                    • Stanford Medical School

                                                                    • SUNY Downstate Medical School

                                                                    • Texas Tech Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

                                                                    • Thomas Jefferson University - Sidney Kimmel Medical College

                                                                    • University of Alabama School of Medicine

                                                                    • University of Arizona School of Medicine - Phoenix

                                                                    • University of California - San Francisco Medical School

                                                                    • University of Central Florida College of Medicine

                                                                    • University of Colorado School of Medicine

                                                                    • University of Kentucky College of Medicine

                                                                    • University of Pennsylvania (undergraduate)

                                                                    • University of Tennessee Health Science Center

                                                                    • University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio

                                                                    • University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston

                                                                    • University of Washington School of Medicine

                                                                    • Virginia Tech Carillion School of Medicine

                                                                    • Weill Cornell Medical College

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                                                                    Acknowledgements

                                                                    The website was developed by Parisa Fallah, Roya Edalatpour, Andrew Giles, and Prachi Patel, with help from Gavin Ovsak. Many sincere thanks to Ryoko Hamaguchi for creating our GSSA logo.