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Global surgery is the art and science of surgical practice in pursuit of excellent patient care through mitigation of the inequity in the distribution of worldwide surgical resources. Although surgery has been called “the neglected stepchild” of global health,1 there is increasing recognition of the global burden of surgical disease and increasing interest on the part of young surgeons in this emerging field.
Schecter WP. Academic Global Surgery: A Moral Imperative. JAMA Surg. 2015;150(7):605–606. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.0408
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