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About us

The McMaster International Surgery Desk (ISD) was launched in June 2010 to facilitate international surgery activity within the Department of Surgery and collaborate with like-minded disciplines and colleagues within McMasterUniversity and the Canadian surgical community. 

The ISD objectives are to promote the Development of partnerships, include Education in all projects, encourage Service to low and middle-income countries, and contribute to Knowledge generation.

For more information about ISD activities, view our annual report and the McMaster International Compendium:

For more on Global Health Research at McMaster, please visit the website of our partner organizations:

MacOrtho  Obgynlogo   McMaster Department of Anesthesia

Contribute to the ISD

If you would like to publicize an activity or get involved in a collaboration, contact the ISD through Kathy Wilson.

If you have an article, upcoming event, opportunity, or information about international surgery you would like included in the ISD publications, please send a short summary with any necessary links and contact information to Tessa Elliott, the research assistant for the ISD.

Contact Us

Dr. Brian Cameron, MD, Director
Phone: 905-521-2100 Ext. 75231

Kathy Wilson, Admin Assistant
Phone: 905-521-2100 Ext. 73696

Tessa Elliott, MSc(c), Research Assistant
Phone: 905-521-2100 Ext. 73507


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