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Research and Development Committee Releases Research Collaborative Webinar Series

The ACS-AEI Research and Development Committee is thrilled to announce it has completed its summer Research Collaborative webinar.

ACS-AEI Research Collaborative Webinar Series

To promote and engage the ACS-AEI community in collaborative research, the Research and Development Committee initiated periodic research project webinars. The summer ACS-AEI Research Collaborative Webinar occurred on Thursday, July 16 and successfully captured the interest of numerous ACS-AEI participants. The presentations included:

Impact of Hands-On, Remote Learning with Feedback to Improve Surgical Interns’ Skill Performance
Mariela Rivera, MD, FACS, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Centers

Past Meets Future: Changes in Participant Views Related to Operative Skills Assessment following a Faculty Development Workshop
Nehal Khamis, MD, PhD, MHPE, ACS-AEI Faculty Development and Curriculum Committees

The webinar received more than 70 registrants. Each presentation resulted in an enthusiastic and thoughtful exchange of questions and interests.

The webinar is now available online.

Please Submit Your Research Projects!

The R&D Committee wants to keep this momentum and excitement going! Please send any research projects for consideration to Sallie Schiller at The Research and Development Committee plans to present the ACS-AEI Research Collaborative webinars every quarter.

If you should have any questions or would like more information about the Research and Development Committee’s activities, please contact Co-Chairs Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS (, and Mark Aeder, MD, FACS (, or Vice-Chair Sharon Muret-Wagstaff, PhD, MPA (