Dr Lily Gutnik graduated as a medical doctor in 2011 at the Medical School for International Health (Ben Gurion University/Columbia University) and completed her General Surgery Residency at the University of Utah this year. She is currently Breast Surgical Oncology Fellow at Duke University, in North Carolina.
Find some of her papers here:
We continue the conversation with Professor Nyengo Mkandawire.
Professor Mkandawire is the dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Malawi, fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Foundation Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), and a fellow of the Federation for Advancement In Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), among others.
Today we will be talking to one of our colleagues in Malawi, Professor Nyengo Mkandawire, to learn about the region while reviewing his professional career.
Professor Mkandawire is the dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Malawi, fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, foundation fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), and a fellow of the Federation for Advancement In Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), among others.
Hemos querido reclamar la pluralidad lingüística de la Cirugía Global haciendo esta entrevista en español al Dr. Antonio Ramos de la Median, director médico y director del Centro de Investigación de Cirugía Global del Hospital Español de Veracruz, especialista en cirugía gastrointestinal y lídel del grupo CovidSurg en México.
We want to claim Global Surgery's linguistic plurality with this interview in Spanish to Dr Antonio Ramos de la Medina, medical director and director of the Global Surgery Research Center of the Hospital Español de Veracruz, a specialist in gastrointestinal surgery and leader of CovidSurg in Mexico.
We had a chat with Dr Eoin Kelleher, illustrator, cartoonist and practising doctor. When Dr Kelleher is not drawing, he works as an anaesthesiologist.
Dr Linda Chokotho was the first female orthopaedic surgeon in Malawi. While volunteering at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, established the first Hand Surgery Clinic to improve the management of hand conditions.
She is a fellow of the College of Surgeons for East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) and a member of the Core Group for the World Health Organisation (WHO) Mentor-VIP program.
Today we introduce Professor Mark Shrime, the new Chair of Global Surgery at RCSI University.
He is currently on his way from Boston, where he worked as assistant professor of Otolaryngology and of Global Health and Social Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. And where he also worked as an otolaryngologist at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
We had a very interesting conversation on social media and advocacy with:
- Dr Julio Mayol, a Full Professor of Surgery and a Member of the Center for Surgical Studies at the Complutense University of Madrid. Also Medical Director of the San Carlos Clinical Hospital and Director of the Innovation Unit of the San Carlos Health Research Institute. Vice President of the Foundation for Biomedical Research San Carlos and Secretary of the BJS Society (British Journal of Surgery).
- Dr Dominique Vervoort, Co-Founder and Member of the Board of Trustees of InciSion, is Candidate for Masters in Public Health and Masters in Business Administration (MPH-MBA) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Dr Vervoort completed the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship at Harvard Medical School.
Dr Singatiya Chikumbanje is a specialist paediatric anaesthesiologist working at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, in Blantyre, Malawi. She is the head of the Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care and one of the SURG-Africa mentors in the country.
Dr Ronald Tubasiime, is General Surgeon at Kibogora District Hospital, in the Western Province in the Nyamasheke District in the village of Kibogora (Rwanda).
Graduate of Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS) and a fellow of COSECSA from 2016, Dr Tubasiime is lecturer at the University of Rwanda and programme site director for COSECSA at Kibogora hospital.