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The Penn Global Surgery Group is a dynamic group of students, residents, and faculty interested in the exciting field of global surgery. We host lectures and organize a bi-annual symposium featuring leaders in global surgical development. We are also actively engaged in research and publish a quarterly with news and narratives about surgery from across the world.
We are always looking for new opportunities and collaborations, so if you'd like to get involved, please contact us!
Upcoming Event: Lecture with Geoff Tabin, MD
Another Year, Another Leadership Board
September 17th, 2017
Are you a first year medical student at the University of Pennsylvania interested in global surgery? Join our leadership board! You will gain valuable experience in the operations of an expanding interest group, and have opportunities for research, faculty mentorship, and networking in the field of global surgery. Applications will be released in October 2017.
PGSG Quarterly Volume 4
August 25th, 2017
Check out our summer edition of the PGSG Quarterly featuring stories from our MS2s returning from their summer research abroad.
Geoff Tabin, MD: Curing Blindness and the Himalayan Cataract Project
November 15th, 2017
“To cure the blind. It sounds impossible. Biblical even. And that’s exactly why Geoff Tabin—climber, medical pioneer, human dynamo—is just the guy to do it.” —National Geographic