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Rare Lung Surgery Gives Some People a Second Chance at Life

November 17, 2017

Stephen Hazelrigg, MD, Chair of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, speaks about Lung Volume Reduction Surgery. 

General Surgery Residents Take Top Award at National Competition

October 25, 2017

The SIU Medicine General Surgery Residency Program is the 2017 American College of Surgeons' Surgical Jeopardy Competition champions. Chief Resident Susan Wetzel, MD, and second-year resident Sarah Fedeli, MD, led the team to victory on Wednesday, Oct.

Institute for Plastics Surgery Welcomes New Chief

October 13, 2017

Dr. Bueno joins the institute as its new Director after serving on the faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Plastic Surgery program.   

SIU School of Medicine Employees Honored for Service

October 10, 2017

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine honored 56 of its employees for their years of service at campus facilities in Springfield, Decatur and Quincy.  The following employees included:

Dr. Sandra Ettema: Doctor, patient, leader, teammate

July 24, 2017

“I encourage everybody.

SIU Med Students Seek Answers to Stroke, Alzheimer's Disease

June 28, 2017

Students swap summer break for science

Kim J Hodgson, MD - New Vice President of the Society for Vascular Surgery

June 12, 2017

Kim J Hodgson, MD, has been elected to the position of Vice President of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), the premiere vascular surgical society in the world.  Founded in 1947 and now with over 5,600 members, the SVS mission is to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health.  In e

Honor Medical Society Welcomes New Members

May 23, 2017

AOA honor society class of 2017The Eta Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine inducted 14 new members at its

Dr. John Mellinger exemplifies humanism in medicine

May 17, 2017

As Vriti Advani, MD, chief resident of general surgery, confidently performs a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Dr.

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