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Global Surgical and Medical Support Group helps Kurds develop self-sustaining health care system

Global Surgical and Medical Support Group helps Kurds develop self-sustaining health care system

Outlines the mission of the Global Surgical and Medical Support Group, including the training of local medical professionals in Dohuk, Iraq, and identifies the challenges and benefits of providing care to patients in this setting.

South Sudan (Photograph by John Wollerth/Shutterstock.com)

Fellow initiates program to train Future Doctors for South Sudan

Dr. Waxman describes the challenges and benefits of developing a program to train future physicians in South Sudan.

Teaching the teacher: An ethical model for international surgical missions

This article describes the ongoing health care needs of patients in low-resource nations, describes the shortcomings of current efforts to deliver this care and foster surgical education in the developing world, and offers an ethical model for training a sustainable global surgical workforce.

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