Skip to content

Other ways to search: Events Calendar | UTHSC News

About Us

Objectives

The Global Surgery Institute seeks to provide international opportunities for teaching, learning, research, clinical care and public service to the community of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center faculty, residents and medical students and to promote the field of academic global surgery.

  • Provide global surgical opportunities for residents, students and faculty in areas of research, clinical care, education and public service
  • Provide a space for innovation around lessons learned from global surgical care for benefit of local community
  • Develop and support GME recognized global surgical rotations for UTHSC residents

Leadership

Nia Zalamea, MD 
Nia Zalamea, MD
Assistant Professor, General Surgery
Director, Global Surgery Institute
Martin Fleming, MD

Martin Fleming, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Division Chief, Surgical Oncology

Denis Foretia, MD

Denis Foretia, MD
Assistant Professor, General Surgery

David Shibata, MD
David Shibata, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Scheinberg Endowed Chair in Surgery
Professor and Chairman

Our Partners

PAACS

PAACS

 
Hamilton Eye Institute

Hamilton Eye Institute

 
Point of Impact Honduras

Point of Impact Honduras

 

 

May 26, 2022