Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

To foster global partnerships in support of developing healthcare-based systems, improve surgical access and surgical care, and build capacities of scholarship and international exchange in academic surgery.


To uphold the highest moral integrity and ethical standards in building our partnerships, and to be sensitive and responsive to the diverse cultural and societal needs of those alongside whom we work. The office aims to provide guidance in international surgical education and engagement performed under the auspices of the University of Alberta.