Networking / Courses


International Anesthesia education forum

Anesthesiologists from the University of Utah providing free refresher courses for our colleagues in medically underserved regions of the world.

The Anesthesia for Global Outreach course

Annual training program that prepares anesthesiologists from Canada and the U.S. for global missions. It is a four-day course that focuses on novel techniques and equipment for delivering anesthesia care in underserviced environments and is usually held in late spring. The course is organized by the Dalhousie Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Perioperative Medicine in Canada.

Global Health Delivery Online (GHD Online)

Provides resources and links on Global health, education and research. Opportunity to join discussion groups dedicated to specific issues.

World Health Professions Alliance

“The World Health Professions Alliance WHPA brings together the global organizations representing the world’s dentists, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists and physicians and speaks for more than 26 million health care professionals in more than 130 countries. WHPA works to improve global health and the quality of patient care and facilitates collaboration among the health professions and major stakeholders .”

Service Reef is a website that allows organizations to post and coordinate events. Among the users are a variety of health-related groups, particularly Global Health Outreach (CMDA).

Consortium of Universities for Global Health

The site includes many resources for education and for finding training programs in Global Health. CUGH includes a variety of issue-specific interest groups. The one on Anesthesia and Surgery is in its development phases.