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On-Demand Posters

The 2020 Annual ACS Surgical Simulation Summit Poster Presentations are now available on-demand. View the poster abstract introduction by our 2020 Program Chair Gordon G. Wisbach, MD, MBA, FACS, for information on the consortium’s abstract research and this year’s selected posters from the Surgical Simulation Summit.

Please note: Some poster presenters opted to submit in PDF format only.

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Topic: CT, Anesthesia, Transplant, Gynecology, and Other Innovations

Weifeng Zeng, MD
University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Infused Pig Chest Wall “Sandwich” - A Novel Training Model for Internal Mammary Artery Preparation in Breast Reconstruction

Kostantinos Georgiou, MD
Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institutet
Novel Needle Holder Provokes Less Stress during Laparoscopic Simulation Procedures

Blagoi Marinov, MD, PhD
Medical Simulation Training Center, Medical University of Plovdiv
Salivary Chromogranin A: A Valid Stress Biomarker in Surgery Trainees

Meredith Poole, MSc, BSc
Queen's University
Proficiency-Based Training in Soft Tissue Resection Using Real-Time Computer Navigation Feedback from Surgery Tutor

Erica Robinson, MD
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Rapid Implementation of FLS Curriculum for OBGYN Residents and the Effect on FLS Scores

Steven Kurapaty, BS
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Creation and Initial Assessment of a Low Cost, Easily Manufactured, Synthetic Fascia for Training

Topic: General Surgery and Laparoscopy

Wei Quan How, MD
Easton Hospital
Development of Totally Robotic Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch Simulation Model

Robert Naples, DO
Cleveland Clinic
Do Surgical Boot Camps or Previous Training for General Surgery Interns Predict Improved Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) Skills?

Parvathi Balachandran, MBBS, PhD
Mayo Clinic
From FLS Peg Transfer to Graham Patch Repair: Can Low Cost Simulation Models Assess Advanced Laparoscopic Skills? A 7-Year Experience

Nizamuddin Shaikh, MBBS
Mayo Clinic
Development of an Open Knot Tying Curriculum for Surgical Interns: We Assumed They Already Knew!

Jessica Limberg, MD
NYP-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Can General Surgery Interns Accurately Measure Their Own Technical Skills? Analysis of Cognitive Bias in Surgical Residents’ Self-Assessments

Topic: Team-Based and Non-Technical Simulation

John Paige, MD, FACS
LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine
Tomāto versus Tomăto: Comprehensive literature review to determine the key components of assessment tools measuring nontechnical skills in the operating room

Carmen Spalding, PhD, RN
Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Development of a Novel Curriculum to Teach Military Nurses REBOA

Cortney Webb, BAS, CST, CRCST, CIS
Parkview Health System
Development of a Perioperative Orientation Program for the Advanced Practice Provider

Katherine Jackson, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center
Operating Room Safety and Simulation: Assessing Attitudes and Efficacy of a Multidisciplinary Team Training Program

Robert Shi, MS, BA
Stanford University School of Medicine
Supporting Performance in TeamSTEPPS-Based Teamwork Skills in the Operating Room through Interprofessional In-Situ Simulation

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