If you're still around Ithaca then please come to an interesting talk from a renowned surgeon. He'll be at Rockefeller 132 @ 5pm on Wednesday, April 7. Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, M.D., D.M.D. April 7, 2004 5:00PM Rockefeller 132 HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TALK: -why he chose dentistry first and then medicine -advice for students that think they may not be able to get into an allopathic medical school but are thinking of using dentistry as a stepping stone or "next best thing" -experiences at an Ivy league vs. a state school -placing out of the first two MD years at U Nebraska following dental school -life as a surgeon -slides of some interesting cases that he has performed -Q&A at the end Dr. Lewis is Board Certified in Facial Cosmetic Surgery by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. He has been appointed by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery as a Board Examiner, one of only 26 surgeons in the country to serve in this capacity. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from the University of Pennsylvania and his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from the University of Nebraska, completing both degrees with honors. He continued his training with an internship in General Surgery and a chief residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery at the university's Institute of Facial Surgery. Dr. Lewis practiced in northern California, where he also served on the faculty of the University of California at San Francisco. He has traveled to third world countries to perform cleft lip, palate, and facial reconstructive surgery on underprivileged children.