Tag Archives: training

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.

Surgeon Scarcity

Dr. Mary Klingensmith discusses the trend toward subspecialty training and practice leading to a greater shortage of general surgeons.

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.