Boston Global Surgery Symposium

Schedule

Below is the schedule for the conference. Dr. John Meara, Chair of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, will be giving the keynote address. For the panel sessions, we have 2-3 speakers in each panel and will have 4 panels running simultaneously. Students will be able to choose 2 panels to attend, one during each session.

*All times are in EST

8-8:30am            Sign-In/Breakfast

8:30-8:35am       Opening Remarks

8:35-9:30am       Keynote Speaker – Dr. John Meara

9:30-10am          Coffee Break

10-10:50am        Panel Session #1

-Crisis and Humanitarian Aid

-Education and Capacity-Building

-Subspecialty Global Surgery

-Innovation in Global Surgery

11-11:50am        Panel Session #2

-Crisis and Humanitarian Aid

-Education and Capacity-Building

-Subspecialty Global Surgery

-Research in Global Surgery

12pm-1pm         Lunch, Path to Global Surgery Panel, and Closing Remarks

*A detailed program will be given to attendees at the symposium.

Don't worry if you miss a panel, whether attending in-person or live-streaming. We will be recording all the talks and panels for anyone to watch after the conference.

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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.