Message from the Planning Committee:

Thank you for your interest in the Bethune Round Table Conference.

The Bethune Round Table (BRT) is an annual interdisciplinary meeting aimed at addressing the challenges of providing accessible, high-quality surgical care to marginalized patients in low-resource settings. By bringing health professionals across a variety of disciplines together, we are able to share strategies and create solutions for improving surgical care to these under-serviced regions.

The theme of the 20th Bethune Round Table will be Indigenous Peoples and Global Surgery. We wish to highlight research and stories about strength and resilience, the promotion of culture that is critical to improving access to safe equitable surgical services. The Bethune Round Table will feature research that celebrates and highlights initiatives that improve survival, dignity and health of the Indigenous peoples of the world through better surgical care.