• Expert Roundtable Discussion

    Preoperative Preparation to Avoid Surgical Site Infections

    Dr. Marc Jeschke, chairman of the Scientific Studies Committee, reviews this inportant roundtable discussion from leading members of the SIS. Topics addressed include patient factors such as obesity and diabetes, bowel preparation, choice of antimicrobial agents, and the economic cost of SSIs. A critical read for anyone involved in the peri-operative care of the surgical patient.....

  • This month's featured SIS Member

    Sara Buckman, MD, PharmD

    I applied for membership in the Surgical Infection Society due to my interest in infections and nutrition in surgical and trauma patients. I am also interested in antibiotic stewardship. I believe it is a good organization to be active in given my interests and my previous career in pharmacy. I am also interested in meeting other practitioners with similar interests from around the country. I would like to become active in the Therapeutics and Guidelines committee.   
    Sara Buckman, MD, PharmD 
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Washington University 

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     Congratulations to Catherine J. Hunter, MD

       Winner of the 2014 ACS' Claude H.Organ,Jr., Md, FACS, Traveling Fellowship


  • We are pleased to present
        SIS' Newest Member



    Brought to you by Vanessa Ho, MD
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    March 1, 2015

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  • Resident Education Corner Supported by 

    As we continue our education section we have added a CASE OF THE MONTH, highlighting cases specific to surgical infectious disease. We also continue our review of the presentation and management of Infected Artificial Urinary Sphincters (AUS). Although targeted at residents, this is applicable to all general surgeons in practice. Click here to review the powerpoint presentation.