Our video series “The Confident Patient in a New World” explores conversations with medical professionals and health experts about the challenges of patients and their caregivers, given the complex and evolving ecosystem of healthcare.

A doctor who gives you his cell phone number! Meet Rush University Medical Center Chief of Pediatric Surgery Dr. Sri Pillai, and get his take on return to school during the pandemic, and the impact of social isolation on families. Along with new changes in hospital surgical procedures, Dr. Pillai discusses ways parents can better manage their children’s experience with surgery. He also shares his views on how parents and medical teams can work together to reduce anxiety in children undergoing surgery.