CAGS International Surgery Committee
The CAGS International Surgery Committee:
Established in 1998, after a proposal by Dr. Bob Taylor from University of British Columbia, the Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS) established an International Surgery (IS) committee to raise awareness among members of the surgical needs in developing countries and to facilitate participation of interested members and organizations that in these countries, to improve the provision of surgical care.
Communication to CAGS members about surgical needs in the developing world.
Facilitate participation by CAGS members who are interested in the developing world.
Develop recommendations for general surgery resident education in the needs and educational strategies to prepare general surgeons for work in the developing world.