SUR Complex Surgical Care


Division for Global Surgery


To educate and train globally-aware military surgeon-leaders for the Nation.


Create the premiere program of excellence for training globally-aware military surgeon-leaders for our Nation in support of National Security Strategy and the Department of Defense, involving military and state diplomacy.   Our military surgeon-leaders must be technically proficient and knowledgeable surgeons and military officers as well as leaders of character and competence.  


  1. Produce globally-aware military surgeon-leaders trained and ready to serve in low-resource and austere settings.
  2. Provide global surgery education and training for medical students and surgical residents.
  3. Serve as the U.S. Military’s subject matter expert for global surgery care and global trauma system development.
  4. Spearhead novel research to improve surgical care across the globe.

Global Surgery Contact

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Surgery
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Md. 20814
Phone: (301) 295-3155
Fax: (301) 295-3627