Penn Pathology Global Health Initiative in Botswana: A Surgical Pathologist Perspective

May 02, 2024 11:00 AM US/Eastern

Welcome to our TrendForward special event on pathology and global health!

Pathologist Kum Cooper, from the University of Pennsylvania, will share with us the story of the Department of Anatomic Pathology's special partnership with the University of Botswana. Together, the two institutions are empowering the next generation of pathologists to deliver the best patient care, even when resources are limited.

If you are curious about world health initiatives or taking mentorship further afield – this is the webinar for you. Dr Cooper will share his experience of creating pathology partnerships, teaching in low-resource settings, and the mutual benefits of outreach projects. Then he will be ready to answer your questions in a live Q&A session.

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduce the Penn Medicine - University of Botswana Partnership Global Initiative (BUP)
  • Discuss the structure of the Penn Pathology Gloval Health Program at University of Botswana
  • Insights into a resource-limited Pathology Department in a developing Country

Kum Cooper

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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