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Association for Surgical Education President Dr Jones

Association for Surgical Education president Dan Jones discusses the mission and functions of the organization.
The Surgical Education Research Fellowship funds up to sixteen fellows each year.
ASE’s main 2015 meeting takes place April 23-25, in Seattle. This year’s theme is simulation.
ASE …

International Hernia Collaboration

Dr. Brian Jacob discusses the booming Facebook group he founded. Video demonstrates presentations of complicated hernia cases, and Dr. Jacob discusses logistics and lessons of a global collaboration.          

Bring Your Own Teacher

Poor med student stood at attention for a three-hour case that turned into five – one of those challenging ones where you and the resident are problem solving and ignoring the student the whole time. At the end, I thanked …

Simulation and Evolving Training Models

Dr. Andrew Wright shares his thoughts on the US surgical training model and on the future of robotics in general surgery.
On simulation: “You get the skills, you get the knowledge, so when you see the patient for the first time, …