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Identifying New Frontiers for Social Media Engagement in Global Surgery: An Observational Study

World Journal of Surgery (2020)

Joint collaboration with Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe; Department of Surgery, National University of Science & Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe; Oxford Global Surgery Group, University of Oxford. Observational study conducting social media assessment of the global surgery landscape, evaluating HIC vs LMIC engagement by global surgeons and assessing how social media platforms provide a scalable tool that can augment engagement between global surgeons to foster global collaboration, community engagement, education & awareness. READ MORE


Social Media Perceptions of Surgical Cancer Care in the Era of COVID-19: A Global Cross-Sectional Study

JCO Global Oncology (2020)

The rapid dissemination of information through social media renders a profound lens to evaluate perceptions of emerging topics, especially in the context of a global pandemic. The primary objective of this cross-sectional study was to elucidate trends on social media in the setting of surgical cancer care affected by the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe. READ MORE


Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on Progress Towards Achieving Global Surgery Goals

World Journal of Surgery (2020)

Joint collaboration with Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe; Oxford Global Surgery Group, University of Oxford. Editorial commentary with evaluation of how COVID19 is impacting the six components of #GlobalSurgery capacity, with further evaluation on how to use the COVID19 'stress test' to strengthen the global surgical system towards the 2030 Global Surgery Goals. READ MORE


GSSA: "Life as a Global Surgeon" with Dr. Jennifer Rickard

Jennifer Rickard, MD, MPH is a surgeon at the University of Minnesota and the University of Rwanda. In the lecture “Life as a Global Surgeon”, Dr. Rickard shares her work in global surgery and her journey into a career both in the US and overseas. WATCH THE VIDEO


UMN Medical School: Surgical Mission to Honduras

UMN surgery residents - Drs. Matt Bobel, Harika Nalluri, and Julia Nugent - share a firsthand report from the operating room, clinic, and the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos ranch during a weeklong medical mission with One World Surgery in Honduras lead by Surgical Oncologist Dr. Todd Tuttle. READ THE BLOG