Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards, and honors.
Please join us for Surgical Grand Rounds on Monday, April 13, at 7:30 a.m. in Lurie 11-160. Our guest speaker will be Anna M. Varughese, MD, MPH, Associate Director of the Department of Anesthesia at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Dr. Varughese will present “Perioperative Operational Excellence.” All are welcome to attend.
The Division of Pediatric Surgery presents its annual Orvar Swenson Lectureship on Monday, December 1, 2014. This year's speaker is Daniel von Allmen, MD, Director of the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Dr. von Allmen will present "Surgical Treatment of Pediatric IBD: Children Are Not Small Adults."
The lecture will be held from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. in room 11-152 of Lurie Children's Hospital.
Joshua M. Adkinson, MD, has joined the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as Attending Surgeon. Dr. Adkinson attended medical school at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He completed residency in General Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, residencies in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Lehigh Valley Health Network, and fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at the University of Michigan. His interests include congenital hand differences, hand trauma, wrist injuries, nerve injuries, reconstruction after brachial plexus injuries, and free-tissue transfer.
The Division of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago presents the 24th Annual Farouk S. Idriss Symposium on Friday, October 17, 2014. The guest lecturer is Winfield John Wells, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Wells will present "Being Prepared," "Your Compensations - Things You Need to Know", and "RVOT Obstruction After Arterial Switch."The symposium will be held 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the 11th floor Conference Center of Lurie Children's Hospital. All are welcome to attend.
- Pediatric surgeon Dr. Katherine Barsness is quoted in Modern Healthcare in continuing coverage of how 3-D printing is revolutionizing surgery.