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SIU Educational Events

32nd Annual Folse-Birtch-Sumner Lecture

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery hosted the 32nd Annual Folse Birtch Sumner Lectureship featuring Visiting Professor Timothy Eberlein, MD. Dr. Eberlein the Bixby Professor & Chair, Department of Surgery at Washington university School of Medicine in St. Louis presented "Training Surgeons for the 21st Century: A New Paradigm".


2016 Resident Research Day

Guest speaker - Clifford Ko,MD, MS, MSHS, FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Clifford Ko is the Director of the Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care at the American College of Surgeons. He oversees all the quality improvement programs, including the Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Program, the Cancer Accreditation program, the Trauma Verification program, the Surgeon Specific Registry, the Pediatric Surgery Verification Program, and the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP). He also serves as the Director of ACS NSQIP, which recently was recognized with the Eisenberg Award from the National Quality Forum/Joint Commission.