The Global Surgery Program at Vanderbilt is a multidisciplinary initiative to create a collaborative exchange of ideas focused on harmonizing program elements already underway at Vanderbilt. Those elements include dissemination of in-country education and training opportunities for faculty and students, development of outcomes and evaluation research, and establishment of a central portal for communication to increase national and international visibility of Vanderbilt as a leader in Global Surgery.
VIA supports international activities in the Department of Anesthesia and is hosting its annual fundraising dinner on 4/21/18. For more information on this event, and to see blog posts from residents rotating at Kijabe Hospital in Kenya during Spring 2018, visit https://ww2.mc.vanderbilt.edu/1anesthesiology/33226.
A special screening of The Checklist Effect took place on Monday, Dec 4th, 2017 at 6pm @ VUMC. For details on this award-winning documentary, visit http://www.lifebox.org/thechecklisteffect/. .