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From Clinical to Health Systems: An Overview of Surgical Careers

Can you imagine sharing a coffee with an internationally renowned surgeon and having a direct, pleasant and informal conversation?
Thanks to the new "A COFFEE WITH" feature of AIS you will be able to do so!!!
You will have a coffee agenda so you can choose the day and time and enjoy a dose of surgical caffeine of the highest level.
Shall we reserve your stool?

Professor Salome Maswime is a Full Professor and the Head of the Global Surgery Division at the University of Cape Town; and an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. She is a World Economic Forum Young Scientist; a member of the Academy of Science South Africa, and a Next Einstein Fellow. She is the vice-President of the Women in Global Health South Africa; and President of the South African Clinician Scientists Society, and board member and chair of research of the Health Systems Trust in South Africa, Global Council member of LifeBox, board member of FALF and SHAWCO, and member of the FIGO Committee on Ethical Aspects of Human Reproduction. After specialising she completed her MMED and PHD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She did a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She has a diploma in Project Management and a Certificate in Leading Organisations and Change from MIT, and completed the Young Physician Leaders Programme with ESMT Graduate Business School in Berlin. She is a section editor of the Plos Global Public Health Journal. She has received numerous awards for her research contribution to maternal health, including the trailblazer and young achiever award by the President of South Africa in 2017. In 2020 she listed in Mail and Guardians 50 most powerful women in South Africa, in 2021 she was named among 20 Young Shapers of the Future in Health and Medicine by Encyclopedia Brittanica, in 2022 won the Tumani Corrah Prize for Research Excellence.