February 2020 – Black History Month and the OR

February 2020 • Volume 13, No. 2 From the Editor As this issue goes to press, the news is dominated by reports about the new coronavirus, COVID-19. We know hospitals and clinics are focusing on preparation and protection, and we send everyone in the NIFA family our sincere wishes for health and safety. But in … Continue reading “February 2020 – Black History Month and the OR”

January 2020 – Surgery for birth defects

JANUARY 2020 • Volume 13, No. 1 From the Editor January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month We’re happy to publicize prevention tips, but since our audience is all about the OR, we also bring you some surgical news and resources about birth defects. For example, the photo at right shows a surgical team at … Continue reading “January 2020 – Surgery for birth defects”