University of Florida International Center

Dedicated to fostering worldwide networks, the University of Florida’s International Center offers a multitude of unique international experiences through study abroad education, global research, and support for global learning on campus.

University of Florida Center for African Studies

The University of Florida’s Center for African Studies has become a National Resource Center for African Studies designed to promote connections with institutions in Africa while working in the United States to educate communities about Africa through a global context.

Global Surgery Resources

            Name: Global Surgery Foundation

            The aims of the Global Surgery Foundation is to support the development of programs to address the growing need for treatment of injury and non-communicable diseases and close the gap of surgical care around the world.

            Name: Global Surgery Student Alliance

            A resource for individuals interested in pursuing global surgery providing mentorship and educational opportunities to support a growing community of global surgery advocates.

            Official name: The Lancet Commission on Global Health

An organization dedicated to work towards providing access to surgical care that is safe universally.

            Name: Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery

Dedicated to creating a future where children have access to surgical care, Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery works to engage global leaders of pediatrics to provide those around the globe with access to surgical care.

            Name: American College of Surgeons Operation Giving Back

            A volunteer initiative created within the American College of Surgeons providing resources to those interested in global surgical volunteer opportunities and humanitarian efforts within all specialties of surgeons.

Ways to Give

Your contribution helps us to develop and sustain educational and research opportunities for faculty, residents, and students in global surgery and health equity. Thanks for doing your part to help the UF Department of Surgery make a global impact!