- Surgery in developing countries: essential training in residency
Global Health Sciences, and Department of General Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Arch Surg 140:795-800. 2005
..A surgical elective in a developing country setting is an essential new component in academic residency training...
- Africa's neglected surgical workforce crisis
Department of Surgery and Global Health Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Lancet 371:627-8. 2008
- The neglect of the global surgical workforce: experience and evidence from Uganda
Department of Surgery and Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus, HSW 1601, Box 0570, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
World J Surg 32:1208-15. 2008
..As a part of this discussion, it has become apparent that the workforce required to deliver surgical services has been significantly neglected...
- The "other" neglected diseases in global public health: surgical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa
Department of Surgery and Global Health Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
PLoS Med 5:e121. 2008
- Surgical training and global health: initial results of a 5-year partnership with a surgical training program in a low-income country
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
Arch Surg 143:860-5; discussion 865. 2008
..Surgical trainees in the United States have a growing interest in both clinical experiences and structured training opportunities in global health. Global health training and exposure can be integrated into a surgical residency program...
- The burden of pediatric surgical conditions in low and middle income countries: a call to action
Pediatric Surgery, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
J Pediatr Surg 47:2305-11. 2012
..Finally, some of the strategies used to improve access to care for pediatric surgical conditions are discussed, with possible future directions...
- Key aspects of health policy development to improve surgical services in Uganda
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
World J Surg 34:2511-7. 2010
..This was the first such multidisciplinary meeting in Uganda with a focus on surgical services and its output may have relevance to health policy development in other low-income countries planning to improve delivery of surgical services...
- Surgery in global health delivery
University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
Mt Sinai J Med 78:327-41. 2011
..In each instance, innovative solutions, as well as lessons learned and reasons for program failure, are highlighted...
- Population health metrics for surgery: effective coverage of surgical services in low-income and middle-income countries
Division of Pediatric Surgery, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 1X8
World J Surg 33:1-5. 2009
..It measures the fraction of potential health gained that is actually realized for a given intervention by integrating the concepts of need, use, and quality...
- First things first: effectiveness and scalability of a basic prehospital trauma care program for lay first-responders in Kampala, Uganda
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e6955. 2009
..This study tests the effectiveness of this course and estimates the costs and cost-effectiveness of scaling up this training...
- Disparities in injury mortality between Uganda and the United States: comparative analysis of a neglected disease
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, S321, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
World J Surg 35:505-11. 2011
..We describe injury-related mortality patterns in Kampala, Uganda and compare them with data from the United States and San Francisco (SF), California...
- Surgery and anesthesia capacity-building in resource-poor settings: description of an ongoing academic partnership in Uganda
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, Room S 436, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
World J Surg 37:488-97. 2013
..This article describes the strategy of Global Partners in Anesthesia and Surgery (GPAS), an academically based, capacity-building collaboration between North American and Ugandan teaching institutions...
- The burden of surgical conditions and access to surgical care in low- and middle-income countries
Department of Surgery and Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, United States of America
Bull World Health Organ 86:646-7. 2008
- Key concepts for estimating the burden of surgical conditions and the unmet need for surgical care
Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, USA
World J Surg 34:374-80. 2010
..Surgical care is emerging as a crucial issue in global public health. Methodology is needed to assess the impact of surgical care from a public health perspective...
- Current patterns of prehospital trauma care in Kampala, Uganda and the feasibility of a lay-first-responder training program
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, S321, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
World J Surg 33:2512-21. 2009
..Uganda currently has no organized prehospital emergency system. We sought to measure the current burden of injury seen by lay people in Kampala, Uganda and to determine the feasibility of a lay first-responder training program...
- A square peg in a round hole? Challenges with DALY-based "burden of disease" calculations in surgery and a call for alternative metrics
Department of Public Health, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
World J Surg 37:2507-11. 2013
..Nonetheless, DALY-based approaches present methodological challenges, some of which are unique to surgical conditions, not fully addressed through the multiple iterations of the BoD studies, including the most recent study...
- Recasting the role of the surgeon in Uganda: a proposal to maximize the impact of surgery on public health
Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Trop Med Int Health 14:604-8. 2009
..Political leadership and commitment will be critical to realizing this ideal. Such a model may be applicable to other countries seeking to maximize the impact of surgical services on population health...
- Surgery and global health: the perspective of UCSF residents on training, research, and service
UCSF, San Francisco, CA, USA
Bull Am Coll Surg 91:26-35. 2006
- Pretraining experience and structure of surgical training at a sub-Saharan African university
Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Mulago Hill Road, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
World J Surg 37:1836-40. 2013
- Global health in general surgery residency: a national survey
Sudha P Jayaraman
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Am Coll Surg 208:426-33. 2009
..There are limited data from surgery residency programs on their attitudes and scope of activities in this area. This study aims to understand how global health education fits into postgraduate surgical training in the US...
- Trauma on trauma. Lessons from the tsunami and civil conflict in Sri Lanka
General Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 94110, USA
Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc 70:28-33. 2007
- Essential surgery at the district hospital: a retrospective descriptive analysis in three African countries
Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
PLoS Med 7:e1000243. 2010
..This study investigated the scope of surgery conducted at district hospitals in three sub-Saharan African countries...
- Congenital anomalies in low- and middle-income countries: the unborn child of global surgery
Nicole A Sitkin
Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
World J Surg 39:36-40. 2015
- Burden, need, or backlog: a call for improved metrics for the global burden of surgical disease
Queens University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Int J Surg 12:483-6. 2014
..While many surgical conditions are unique, as a single intervention can lead to cure, these concepts may also prove useful for non-surgical diseases. Further exploration of these approaches is merited in resource-limited settings. ..
- Medical student teaching: a peer-to-peer toolbox for time-constrained resident educators
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0470, USA
J Surg Educ 65:95-8. 2008
- International medical graduates and the global surgical workforce: the perspective from the other side
J Am Coll Surg 207:143-4. 2008