Tag Archives: surgery

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 …

Dr Jacob on Umbilical Hernia

Dr. Brian Jacob, founder of Facebook’s International Hernia Collaboration, discusses umbilical hernia repair. Topics include: Non-operative patient groups Pre-op weight loss and smoking cessation Lap versus open repairs Technical specifics Attention to patient goals  

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.          

Surgery Rotation: Med Student Experience

Discussion with fourth-year medical student Justin McGee about his clerkship experience. Discussed: Learning value of the OR, texts in common use, digital resources, changing his mind about a surgery career, surgeon stereotypes, mentorship on the rotation.