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My main research interest is in surgical simulation and education. I am focusing on finding the optimal simulators and teaching styles to improve technical skills. In addition, I am interested in determining how master surgeons learn decision-making with the goal to develop simulators to teach intraoperative decision-making.
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The new simulation center at the Brigham, called STRATUS, is an 11,000 square foot center devoted to teaching and researching simulation.
Association for Surgical Education -- "Surgical Education Research Fellowship"
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Surgical simulation and education