Operation Smile – Part 1

Operation Smile – Part 1

Photo of Maria Ansley, Dr. Kevin Calder, and Lydia Howes while recording the podcast.

Duration: 15:43

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.

SIU School of Medicine Surgical Skills Center

SIU School of Medicine Surgical Skills Center

Photo of Dr. Sapan Desai.

Duration: 17:23

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