An interview with Dr. Glyn Jones, internationally recognized plastic surgeon. Dr. Jones came to Peoria from Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia, with intermediate stops in England and Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Jones, a Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, previously served as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Emory University; he has presented more than 75 lectures and more than 65 papers at various seminars worldwide. He describes the sights, sounds and feelings of the operating room, the relationship of his painting, guitar and skiing to his profession and his view of America’s health care crisis. Dr. Jones responds to the question, “How do you teach compassion?”.