Primary Care Global Health Journal Club: Surgical disease burden in global health

After a summer vacation break, the UBC primary care global health journal club is back this fall, on Wednesday, October 9 at 8PM PST.
Our topic will be: Surgical disease burden in global health
Our journal club will be focused on a recent NEJM global health review of Injuries

Global Health: Injuries, NEJM 2013

We are very fortunate to have as our guest Dr. Robert Taylor, who is a Clinical Associate Professor with UBC’s Department of Surgery. He holds a Masters in International Health from Curtin University, Australia. A significant part of his 38-year career has been focused on surgical care in underserved populations of the world through medical field missions, championing the establishment of the Branch for International Surgery, creating the precedent-setting SURG 510 course, and founding the International Surgery Committee of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons. Currently he serves as the Director of the Branch for International Surgery at the University of British Columbia. He is well known for his leadership and engaging the UBC medical community in surgical care issues of global low-resource settings.
We meet through Adobe Connect, an online videocoference site which can be accessed through the instructions below. Using a headset is important to avoid feedback.

The format is online, through an interactive medium called Adobe Connect, which can be found at:
Instructions to attend the meeting:
  1. Login as a Guest to Adobe Connect at the above link (mute your speakers)
Please join us for this exciting journal club, and please forward this email to anyone who may be interested. To be added to the mailing list, please email

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