Tag Archives: training

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.

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.

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.

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, …