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The Various Roles of Simulation throughout the Surgeon Lifecycle
(Posted January 2018)
Jennifer Perone, MD; Nicholas E. Anton, MS; and Aimee K. Gardner, PhD

The article is intended for those interested in learning more about the various uses of simulation for training and assessment throughout a surgeon’s career. This information may be of particular interest to simulation educators and researchers. The objectives are to:

  • Describe the various purposes of simulation for surgeon assessment and training
  • Provide resources and examples of how simulation has been used within each phase of a surgeon’s career
  • Discuss how simulation can is also used for surgeons in practice

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