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Global Surgery Research Seminar
Past Events

The PGSSC Global Surgery Research Seminar is a public seminar series which aims to share methods and results across a broader surgery research community. Over the course of ten seminars, our goal is to strengthen general knowledge and specific skills by learning from the experience of our seminar speakers.

Videos of past Research Seminar sessions from 2023-2024 can be found on this page. Videos of past Research Seminar sessions from 2022-2023 can be found here.

2023-2024 Research Seminar

  1. September 14th: Bibliometric Analyses to assess productivity and equity, with Zachary Fowler and Catherine Wu 

  2. October 12th: Qualitative Methods in Global Surgery, with Ferdinand Mayer and Amanda Reich

  3. November 9th: Carbon life cycle analysis with Ian Umo and Jonathan Slutzman

  4. December 14th: Record based studies to assess paediatric surgical burden with Emily Smith and Saqib Qazi.

  5. January 11th: Surgical infections and antimicrobial resistance worldwide

January 11th, 2024

Surgical infections and antimicrobial resistance worldwide

This seminar will discuss different approaches to antimicrobial resistance in both LMIC and HIC environments. We will be discussing strategic approaches to target this problem 

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December 14th, 2023

Record based studies to assess paediatric surgical burden

This seminar will discuss different approaches to pediatric surgical burden using archival, record based data.

November 9th, 2023

Carbon Life Cycle Analysis

This seminar will discuss different approaches to measuring carbon emissions amongst different healthcare settings. The featured speakers presented on differences between LMIC and HIC expenditure and the future of green operating rooms.