Grants Awarded

Center for Excellence in Surgical
Education, Research and Training
:: Grants Awarded

Title of ProposalInstitutionPrinicpal Investigator
Application of Eye-tracking to Support Calibration of Learning and Expertise in Laparoscopic SurgeryVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityNathan Lau, Ph.D.
Are Advanced Laparoscopic Skills for Senior Residents Learned in a Short Training Course and Transferred to Operations?University of TorontoHelen MacRae, M.D.
Cognitive Task Analysis for Teaching Technical Skills in an Inanimate Surgical Skills LaborataoryUniversity of Southern CaliforniaGeorge Velmahos, M.D.
How Accurate is Self-Assessment of Technical Skill, and does Self-Assessment Improve by Evaluating Peers’ Performance?University of TorontoHelen MacRae, M.D.
Developing Research-based Video Cases to Teach Novices to Recognize, Interpret and Resolve Tension in OR Team Communication: A Multidisciplinary Education InitiativeUniversity of TorontoLorelei Lingard, Ph.D.
Human Performance Capacity Profiles and Their Relationship to Laparoscopic Surgical Performance: Evaluation of Medical Students, Surgical Residents and Staff PhysiciansUniversity of Texas-SWJeffrey Cadeddu, M.D.
Development and Evaluation of a Model for Teaching Surgical Skills and JudgmentNorthwestern UniversityDebra DaRosa, Ph.D.
Cortical Mapping of Surgical Residents on Tasks of Surgical Skill and Mental RotationsUniversity of TorontoKyle Wanzel, M.D.
A Study of Information Transfer and Communication Practices Among Surgeons When Transferring Responsibility for Patient CareSouthern Illinois UniversityReed Williams, Ph.D.
Recognizing the Affective Component within Surgical Learning: a Safety-Centered InterventionImperial College of Science, Technology and MedicineRoger Kneebone, Ph.D.
Use of Cognitive Task Analysis Based on Multimedia CurriculumUSC Keck School of MedicineTiffany Grunwald, M.D.
Is the Script-Concordance Test a Valid Instrument for Assessment of Intraoperative Decision Making Skills?McGill UniversitySarkas Meterissian, M.D.
Computer-Aided Laparoscopic Simulators for Training Surgical ResidentsUniversity of MichiganRebecca Minter, M.D.
The Formal and Informal Curriculum in Surgical Residency Bioethics EducationUniversity of TorontoAlex Levin, M.D.
Determining the Utility of the mini-Clinical onhealthy zovirax Evaluation Exercise as a Competency Tool of Surgical ResidentsUniversity of British ColumbiaRavi Sidhu, M.D.
Applying Automaticity Theory to Simulator Training to Enhance Operative PerformanceCarolinas Medical CenterDimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD
Evaluating the Reliability and Validity of the Family Conference OSCE across Multiple Training SitesUniversity of MinnesotaJeffrey Chipman, MD
An Investigation of Intra-operative Conflict Management of SurgeonsSouthern Illinois University School of MedicineDavid Rogers, MD, MHPE
The Use of a Virtual Character-Enhanced Simulator to Teach and Assess Breast History and Examination SkillsMedical College of GeorgiaD. Scott Lind, MD
Stress Management Training for Surgeons: Developing a Simulation-based InterventionImperial College of Science, Technology and MedicineNick Sevdalis, MD
Validation of Real-time, Intra-operative, Surgical Competence (RISC) Assessments Linked to Patient OutcomesUniversity of TorontoEthan Grober, MD, MEd
Stress Training for the Surgical ResidentTemple UniversityAmy Goldberg, MD
Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity as an Index of Surgeon FatigueTexas Tech UniversityMartina Klein, PhD
The Missing Piece in Multidisciplinary Team TrainingWake Forest, Miami UniversityJessica Sparks, PhD
The Reliability of Remote FLS Certification Using Web-based TechnologyUniversity of TorontoAllen Okrainec, MD
Investigation of the Pracitcal Influence of the Performance Metrics from da Vinci Skills Simulator on the Skill Learning and Associated Cognitive WorkloadsJohns Hopkins UniversityGyusung Lee, PhD
Pulled from the Passenger Seat: Stimulating Active Resident Engagement in the Operating RoomUniversity of TorontoCarol-anne Moulton, MD, PhD
Surgical Coaching – Using Tele-mentoring to Provide Error Debriefing Behavioral Modeling and Error Recognition to Enhance Surgical SkillsUniversity of TorontoTeodor Grantcharov, MD, PhD
Evaluating the Feasibility and Effeciveness of Telementoring for Teaching Laparoscopic Skills Across ContinentsDuke UniversityRanjan Sudan, MD