Surgery Resident Research Day 2023 winners

Department of Surgery residents present diverse research projects

The Department of Surgery was honored to welcome Ahmed Ghazi, MD as visiting professor for the 20th Annual Resident Research Day on Thursday, April 27. Dr. Ghazi is an Assistant Professor of Urology
Dr. Bradley Schwartz

Vala family, Memorial Health gift $2M to create endowment at SIU

Local business owners and philanthropists Frank and Linda Vala have established an endowed chair to support research and training in urology at SIU School of Medicine.
Schwarts in OR

SIU Medicine, Springfield Memorial Foundation announce Endowed Chair of Urology

SIU School of Medicine and Springfield Memorial Foundation are pleased to announce the creation of the Frank and Linda Vala Endowed Chair of Urology.
crystal awards for surgical education

Learners recognize surgical educators with 2021 teaching awards

Medical students and residents have determined the recipients of the 2021 Department of Surgery Teaching Awards. Nick Tadros, MD, MCR, was named the "Outstanding Educator of the Year." Emily Serafin

2020 Department of Surgery Teaching Awards Announced

Congratulations, 2020 Department of Surgery Teaching Award Recipients! Teaching awards are given every year and are granted based on a review of all evaluations of residents and faculty by medical

SIU Urology Welcomes Dr. M Francesca Monn

SIU Urology welcomes Dr. M Francesca Monn. Dr. Monn is an Assistant Professor of Urology at SIU Medicine. She is a fellowship-trained Reconstructive Urologist and is passionate about treating urethral

SIU Urology Welcomes Urologic Oncology & Robotic Surgeon, Dr. Kara Babaian

SIU Urology welcomes Dr. Kara Babaian to the faculty. Dr. Babaian is an Assistant Professor in Urology and the Director of Urologic Oncology at SIU School of Medicine. She provides comprehensive
Personal Protective Equipment

COVID-19 Update: Personal protective equipment donations needed for health care workers

At the request of HSHS Illinois (including HSHS St. John’s Hospital and HSHS Medical Group), Memorial Health System, Springfield Clinic and SIU Medicine, Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach will start

Dr. Nicholas Tadros Awarded 2018 Resident Teaching: Faculty Teacher of the Year

Here's what the residents had to say about Dr. Tadros... -He is always willing to go the extra step to teach us -He is dedicated to teaching the residents & passing on knowledge of field & skills -He