Students pitch global surgery solutions

2017 USC Global Health Case Competition

Students from across USC’s campuses spent a week strategizing ways to improve Nicaragua’s surgical infrastructure as part of the sixth annual USC Global Health Case Competition Feb. 14. The competition, open to all USC students and hosted by the Institute for Global Health, partnered with medical charity Operation Smile and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to … Continue reading Students pitch global surgery solutions

02/14/17 – Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery

In this lecture William Magee III, director of international programs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, will discuss the progress and innovation making surgery safe and accessible around the world. An academic surgeon at USC, Magee treats complex surgical cases, mentors trainees, conducts interdisciplinary research and translates projects in regions around the world. The son of Operation … Continue reading 02/14/17 – Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery

02/21/17 – Developing a Human Rights Approach to Strengthen Practice: Implications for Medicine, Public Health & Social Work

United Nations

In this lecture, Jane McPherson, assistant professor at University of Georgia, explained how human rights as dictated by the United Nations could impact social work both in the U.S. and around the world. In the U.S. her work focuses on asylum seekers and immigrants; globally, she creates tools to investigate and promote rights-based practice. An … Continue reading 02/21/17 – Developing a Human Rights Approach to Strengthen Practice: Implications for Medicine, Public Health & Social Work