Global Neurosurgery & Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Global Neurosurgery & Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Kee Park - Paul Farmer Global Surgery Scholar at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Add to Calendar
Brady Auditorium, Brady Memorial Laboratory See map
310 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Dr. Kee Park is a Board-certified neurosurgeon with a special focus on healthcare systems in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Dr. Park is the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Scholar at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC) through Harvard Medical School and the Director for DPRK Programs through the Korean-American Medical Association (KAMA). Dr. Park has received numerous humanitarian awards, including the 2014 KAMA Humanitarian Award.

Dr. Park will share his insight into the potential for health systems building in the DPRK, with a special focus on global health and surgery, amid the unique constellation of human rights concerns and social, political, economic, and cultural factors characterizing the provision of care and landscape of future humanitarian intervention in the DPRK. Students and professionals from all schools are welcome to attend. Dinner will be served.

Brought to you by the Yale Global Surgery Interest Group, Physicians for Human Rights, Cushing’s Society, Global Health Interest Group, and THiNK at Yale with support from the MacMillan Center Council on East Asian Studies and Yale Neurosurgery
Tags: 
Region: 
Korea