Global Plastic Surgery Program
"This rotation is wonderful! Collaborating with the Kenyan surgeons on patient care has been a very educational experience, and I am so happy that I am able to be a part of this endeavor."
-Julia Cook Beresford, MD
Plastic Surgery Resident
IU's leadership of AMPATH supports training
The residency program is made possible through AMPATH, a partnership between Moi University, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital and the AMPATH Consortium of 15 academic health centers around the world, led by the IU Center for Global Health. The Center works in cooperation with IU Global, which provides leadership and advocacy for all international programs and helps coordinate resources for success.
Through an exchange with Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, surgical residents from both Moi University School of Medicine and Indiana University School of Medicine experience surgical rotations on both medical campuses.
- Trained more than 2,200 learners (more than 1,000 from IU School of Medicine)
- Earned $210+ million in research awards with 1K+ publications
- Expanded care to treat HIV, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases; adult and pediatric oncology; diabetes, neonatal and child health, mental health; plastic surgery, burn care, orthopedics, cardiothoracic surgery
“Our goal is to offer IU Plastic Surgery Residents the most comprehensive global surgery experience in the country. We want the next generation of global surgeons to have the tools they need to partner across the world to provide safe, effective and affordable surgery for all in need.”
-Brian M. Christie, MD
Director, Global Plastic Surgery Program