This article reviews a cost-performance feedback tool to provide surgeons with a continuous assessment of operating room expenditures to increase surgeons’ awareness of costs and encourage changes in behavior.
This article discusses the potential use of crowdsourcing using large groups of decentralized, independent people providing aggregated feedback to assess surgical skills.
Anderson and colleagues conducted a 3-phase observational study of surgeons’ perioperative teaching behaviors aimed at promoting deliberate teaching of residents, changing resident perception of their teachers, and producing sustainable improvements. Schenarts and Flowers provide an invited commentary.
This study reports that participants found interprofessional simulations to be realistic and a valuable educational tool in learning nontechnical skills for emergency situations. Farmer provides a related invited commentary.
This cross-sectional study examines whether favorable evaluations of residents in postgraduate years 1 through 5 correlate with performance on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination.
This observational study and intervention develop a prototype of a tool to improve the preoperative decision-making process and manage postoperative expectations among older adults undergoing high-risk surgery.
This Viewpoint discusses improving delivery of care to surgical/trauma patients in the developing world through collaborations with academic institutions, such as the University of Michigan–All India Institutes of Medical Sciences collaborative.
This observational study describes an international competency-based training paradigm for hernia surgery in underserved countries.
This report describes the Delphi process used by the Patient-Reported Outcomes in Surgery Conference to develop a consensus-based research agenda focusing on patient-reported outcomes.
This survey study reports the status and structure of mentorship programs in departments of surgery in the United States.