Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Derek Mai, USA
Joseph Migliuri, USAF
Andrew Kaufman, USA
Surgical Procedures & Techniques Coordinator
Dan Christensen, USN
Jeremy Bernot, USAF
Lisa Lu, USA
Dr. David Welling, USAF (ret), FACS
Dr. Richard Schaefer, COL, USA
For those of you who might be considering a career in surgery, I would suggest that you log onto this website: http://www.facs.org/residencysearch/. This is a free, on-line book of suggestions about who might consider a career in surgery, how to get a good training program, the various subspecialties of surgery, etc., published by the American College of Surgeons, entitled "So, you want to be a surgeon...".
Come hear presentations from noteworthy surgeons in a variety of specialties on what it is like to be a surgeon! For a list of upcoming meetings, visit the Surgical Interest Group's page.
Students with Dr. Bill DeVries after a SIG lecture
Also, look out for information regarding the Department of Surgery Distinguished Lecture Series. These generally take place every Thursday at 1600 in Sanford Auditorium.
Contribute your time to Christ House, a medical charity in Washington D.C. Contact Jeremy Bernot
Students from USU serve food at Christ House
Do you have what it takes to be a surgeon? Don't miss this opportunity to follow Dr. Welling as he takes you through the different surgical suites at NNMC to see the variety of procedures that go on right here in Bethesda. Contact Lisa Lu
Are you ready to learn current suturing techniques used in the OR? Learn from Dr. Welling and other USU faculty how to perform some of the more common sutures. Contact Dan Christensen
Dr. W teaches the proper two-hand knot tying method
Learning knot tying from Dr. Hutton