Boston Global Surgery Symposium - March 4, 2017

GSSA members and friends at the Bethune Round Table in Ottawa, June 1-3, 2017.

Bethune Round Table - June 1-3, 2017 - Ottawa, Canada

Tufts GSSA introductory meeting in May - exciting plans ahead!

Artistic Depiction of the Bethune Round Table 2017, an international global surgery conference held in Canada each year.

Presentation of the Bogota Declaration on Global Neurosurgery to Dr. Walter Johnson of the WHO.

News & Events

Check out our calendar of events organized by GSSA and partners. In addition to our calendar, we keep our social media updated with information about global surgery news and events. Look for the ways to get involved below. 

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Global Surgical Training Challenge

The Global Surgical Training Challenge aims to create simulation- based training that is low-cost and accessible to the next generation of surgeons, and you're invited to join this initiative. 


To be a part of developing new technologies in support of this goal, visit

COVID-19 News

We hope you are well and healthy during this unique time. In addition to changes in daily life, COVID-19 presents new challenges and opportunities to be engaged with global surgery. 


We encourage you to explore the resources assembled by the Panamerican Trauma Society, including weekly webinars

For more perspectives on COVID-19, listen to the GSSA webinar "Surgical NGOs in the Time of COVID-19: A Case Study from Honduras.


Catch up on more GSSA news in our latest newsletter. For more conversation about current topics in global surgery, join the conversation on social media. 

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