The Surgery Specialties at SIU School of Medicine are dedicated to bringing the latest advanced treatments and technology to citizens of Illinois and beyond. We have dedicated researchers, faculty and staff conducting basic, clinical, educational, epidemiological, and translational research. Our dedication to providing quality care to our patients has created a culture of collaboration and teamwork throughout our areas of research. SIU is a member of the Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance (MHQA). This partnership with Springfield Memorial Hospital is designed to develop innovative solutions for improving healthcare quality, safety, access and community outcomes. Our other partner, St. John's Hospital shares our vision and commitment to patient excellence.