This episode is an introduction to pediatric surgery for medical students. In this podcast, we will review the process of a surgical referral, the consultation, the operation as well as post-op and follow-up considerations from the perspective of a pediatric surgeon and a general pediatrician. This podcast was developed by Amarjot Padda, Chris Novak, Dr. Melanie Lewis, and Dr. Bryan Dicken. Amarjot and Chris are medical students at the University of Alberta. Dr. Melanie Lewis is a General Pediatrician and an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Bryan Dicken is a Pediatric General Surgeon and an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Alberta.