Tag Archives: surgery

#ILookLikeASurgeon: We can do it!!!

By: Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS @paulaferrada1
I truly believe the change in culture in surgery and in medicine needs to reach deeper, recognizing our humanity as a strength and not a weakness. Being human and complete is what makes us good doctors …

Less Independence During Surgical Training

Dr. Mary Klingensmith, 2015-16 president of the Association for Surgical Education, discusses changes in training brought by a changing case mix (more non-operative management options) and duty-hour restrictions.

Assessing Operative Skills

Dr. Aycha Toprak discusses development of Surgical Procedure Feedback Rubric – a tool for assessing operative skills. Dr. Toprak will present her research at Surgical Education Week in Seattle in April.

Component Separation for Hernia

Dr. J.B. Bittner, on component separation for hernia repair.