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2017 Outstanding Coordinator Award

December 6, 2017

In order to formally recognize the crucial and expansive role of a program coordinator, the Office of Graduate Medical Education assembles a committee annually to select a GME coordinator for the Outstanding Coordinator Award.

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.

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.

SIU Surgeon to Lead National Surgery Board

October 27, 2016

Jan Rakinic, MD, FACS, SIU School of Medicine Professor of Surgery, has been named the president-elect for the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ABCRS.)