Accepted for Publication: September 2, 2014.
Published Online: March 11, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.17.
Study concept and design: Boone, Zenati, Hogg, Moser, Zeh, Zureikat.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Boone, Zenati, Hogg, Steve, Bartlett, Zeh.
Drafting of the manuscript: Boone, Zeh, Zureikat.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Boone, Zenati, Hogg, Steve, Moser, Bartlett, Zeh.
Statistical analysis: Boone, Zenati.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Boone, Steve, Moser, Zeh.
Study supervision: Hogg, Bartlett, Zeh.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Moser reports receiving a grant from Intuitive Surgical Inc to develop credentialing and volume criteria for robotic pancreas surgery in November 2012, which has since expired. Dr Hogg reports receiving support from an educational training grant from Intuitive Surgical Inc to study a proficiency-based virtual reality simulator training curriculum for surgical oncology fellows. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by training grant T32CA113263 from the National Cancer Institute (Dr Boone).
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The National Cancer Institute had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
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