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From Humanitarian Aid to Academic Global Surgery: A Personal Journey

This conversation introduces listeners to a pathway to bridging the gap from an academic career in surgery to a career in global surgery and opportunities to engage in global surgery research and fellowships from a lens viewed from surgical research and work in South Africa.

Listen to the conversation (30 min mp3)


Kathryn Chu, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCRS
Director, Centre for Global Surgery, Stellenbosch University, South Africa


Dr. Priyanka Naidu 
Operation Smile Global Surgery Fellow
MBChB (UCT), MSc Global Surgery Candidate

More information about Dr Chu and the Stellenbosch Centre for Global Surgery.