Operation Smile provides free surgeries to correct cleft lips and palates and other facial deformities.
Kevin Calder MD, a pediatric plastic surgeon, and Maria Ansley, a medical photographer, discuss Operation Smile and how they became involved with the organization.
How do doctors in training learn certain skills before performing surgery on real patients? Dr. Sapan Desai discusses the new facilities for the Surgical Skills Center and the training provided to medical students and residents.
See pictures of training simulations at http://siumed.zenfolio.com/p192742899
We learn about about Get Smart About Anitibiotics Week and the problem of antibiotic resistance from Wayne Mathews, a faculty member at SIU School of Medicine’s Decatur Family Medicine program.