Surgical Clinics Article: Surgeons, athletic and musical pros join forces to devise new surgical training program
Check out this great article from Eurek Alert and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, highlighting the August 2015 issue of Surgical Clinics, “Simulation in Surgical Training and Practice.”
Excerpt from the article: “What do surgeons, elite-level athletes and professional musicians have in common? When they perform, the team – be it a surgical team, a rowing team or choral ensemble – must act harmoniously for the greatest chance of success. Athletic and musical coaching groups have developed very successful coaching strategies that improve the performance of their teams. With this in mind, a team that included Dr. Kimberly Brown, a surgeon at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, a musical conductor/artistic director and a member of the U.S. National Rowing Team among others has produced a step-by-step coaching model that uses techniques and strategies from the musical and sports world and applied them to medical education — specifically to train surgeons.?”
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