Tag Archives: surgery

Observing Trainees via Google Glass

Dr. Heather Evans and Dylan O’Shea discuss their research finding that recorded first-person observation was not superior to a third person camera. Their study will be presented at Surgical Education Week in Seattle, April 21-25, 2015.

Robotic Hernia Repair

Dr. J.B. Bittner, on robotic hernia repair.

Cumulative Sum Training

Dr. Yinin Hu discusses his research using cumulative sum to compare training techniques for surgical procedures. His work supports the concept of competency-based advancement.

Managing Acute Diverticulitis

  Dr. Scott Regenbogen discusses evolving management of acute diverticulitis and the trend toward less surgery and fewer stomas. Themes: diagnostic criteria (imaging), non-operative management, Hartman’s procedure.