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Colorado Humanitarian Surgery Skills Workshop

This two-day workshop is a cadaver-based experience dedicated to surgical residents who are interested in humanitarian work.

The Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado hosts this annual workshop in the spring. The workshop is taught by University of Colorado surgical faculty from within general surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, thoracic surgery and anesthesiology. Procedures that will be performed include external fixation, craniotomy, non-mesh hernia repair and more.

The course if free for residents. 

To Apply

Applicants must be in, or beyond, their PGY 3 year. The application includes a brief 500-word description of the candidate’s experience and interest in global surgery, including how the course will be of benefit. The candidate also needs to provide their CV and a  letter from their program director is also required, to confirm that the resident’s participation will be allowed for the full two-day course.

For additional information on the program, please visit:


CU Anschutz

Academic Office One

12631 East 17th Avenue

Room: 6111

Aurora, CO 80045


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