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Recent Publications
  1. Zoghbi V, Caskey RC, Dumon KR, Brooks AD, Morris JB, Dempsey DT. "How To" Videos Improve Residents Performance of Essential Perioperative Electronic Medical Records and Clinical Tasks.  J Surg Educ 2017 Aug 8. Epub 2017 Aug 8.
  2. Owei L, Neylan CJ, Rao R, Caskey RC, Morris JB, Sensenig R, Brooks AD, Dempsey DT, Williams NN, Atkins JH, Baranov DY, Dumon KR. In Situ Operating Room-Based Simulation: A Review. J Surg Educ. 2017 Mar 10. pii: S1931-7204(17)30002-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.01.001. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Brown J, O'Brien C, Leung S, Dumon K, Lee D, Kuchenbecker K. Using Contact Forces and Robot Arm Accelerations to Automatically Rate Surgeon Skill at Peg Transfer. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2016 Dec 2. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2016.2634861. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Neylan CJ, Nelson EF, Dumon KR, Morris JB, Williams NN, Dempsey DT, Kelz RR, Fisher CS, Allen SR. Medical School Surgical Boot Camps: A Systematic Review. J Surg Educ. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S1931-7204(16)30258-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2016.10.014. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Brown J, O'Brien C, Leung S, Dumon K, Lee D, Kuchenbecker K. Using Contact Forces and Robot Arm Accelerations to Automatically Rate Surgeon Skill at Peg Transfer. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2016 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Raghavendra R, Dumon KR, Neylan CJ, Morris JB, Riddle EW, Sensenig R, Park Y, Williams NN, Dempsey DT, Brooks AD. Can Simulated Team Tasks be Used to Improve Nontechnical Skills in the Operating Room? J Surg Educ, 2016 73(6).
  7. Miyasaka KW, Buchholz J, LaMarra D, Karakousis GC, Aggarwal R. Development and implementation of a clinical pathway approach to simulation-based training for foregut surgery. J Surg Educ, 2015 72(4).
  8. Buchholz J, Vollmer CM., Miyasaka KW., Lamarra D,  Aggarwal R.  Design, development and implementation of a surgical simulation pathway curriculum for biliary disease. Surg Endo, 2015 29(1), 68-76.
  9. Ju M, Berman AT, Hwang WT, LaMarra D, Baffic C,  Suneja G, & Vapiwala N. Assessing interpersonal and communication skills in radiation oncology residents: a pilot standardized patient program. Intl J of Rad Onc * Bio * Phys, 2014 88(5), 1129-1135.
  10. Conlon LW, Rodgers DL, Shofer FS, Lipschik GY. Impact of Levels of Simulation Fidelity on Training of Interns in ACLS.  Hosp Practice, 2014  42(4).
  11. Yang RL, Hashimoto DA, Predina JD, Bowens NM, Sonnenberg EM, Cleveland EC, Lawson C, Morris JB, Kelz RR.  The Virtual Patient Pilot:  Testing a New Tool for Undergraduate Surgical Education and Assessment.  J Surg Edu, 2013 70: 394-401.
  12. Corcoran AM, Lysaght S, LaMarra D, Ersek M. Pilot test of a three-station palliative care observed structured clinical examination for multidisciplinary trainees. J Nursing Ed, 2013 52(5), 294-298.
  13. Gomez ED, McMahan W, Hashimoto DA, Brzezinski  A, Bark K, Dumon KR, Lee DI, Williams NN, Kuchenbecker  KJ. Haptic feedback of instrument vibrations improves performance during robotic surgical simulation: a randomized controlled trial. J. American College of Surgeons, 2013 217(3): S65-66.
  14. Hashimoto  DA, Sirimanna P, Gomez  ED, Beyer-Berjot L, Ericsson  KA, Williams NN, Darzi  A, Aggarwal R. Effect of deliberate practice on learning and surgical performance: a randomized control trial.  J. American College of Surgeons, 2013  217(3): S118.
  15. Wanat KA, Kist J,  Jambusaria-Pahlajani A,  LaMarra D,  Mackey A,  Treat JR,  Rosenbach M. Improving students' ability to perform skin examinations and detect cutaneous malignancies using standardized patients and moulage. J  Am Acad  of Derm,  2013 69(5), 816-817.
  16. Hashimoto DA, Khajuria A, Beyer-Berjot L, Williams NN, Darzi A, Aggarwal R. Effect of competitive training on a virtual reality simulator on surgical performance: a randomized controlled  trial. Journal of Surgical Research,2013 179(2): 211.
  17. Martinez Acero N, Motuk G, Luba J, Murphy M, McKelvey S, Kolb G, Dumon K, Resnick AS. Managing a Surgical Exsanguination Emergency in the Operating Room Through Simulation: An Interdisciplinary Approach. J Surg Educ, 2012 69(6): 759-765.
  18. Mittal MK, Dumon KR, Edelson PK, Acero NM, Hashimoto D, Danzer E, Selvan B, Resnick AS, Morris JB, Williams NN. Successful Implementation of the American College of Surgeons/Association of Program Directors in Surgery Surgical Skills Curriculum via a 4-Week Consecutive Simulation Rotation. Simul Healthc, 2012 Jun;7(3):147-54.
  19. Okusanya OT, Kornfield ZN, Reinke CE, Morris JB, Sarani B, Williams NN, Kelz RR. The effect and durability of a pregraduation boot cAMP on the confidence of senior medical student entering surgical residencies. J Surg Educ, 2012 Jul;69(4):536-43.
  20. Yang RL, Reinke CE , Mayank Mittal M, Kean CM,  Diaz E, Fishman N, Morris JB , Kelz RR: The Surgery Clerkship: An Opportunity for Preclinical Credentialing in Urinary Catheterization.  Am J Surg, 2012 204:535-9.
  21. Mollo B, Reinke CE, Nelson C, Holena D, Kann B, Williams NN, Bleier J, Kelz RR.  The simulated ward: Ideal for training clinical clerks in an era of patient safety.  J  Surg Res, 2012 177(1): e1-e6.
  22. Hashimoto DA, Gomez ED, Danzer E, Edelseon PK, Morris J.B, Williams NN, Dumon KR:  Intraoperative resident education for robotic laparoscopic gastric banding surgery: A pilot study on the safety of stepwise education.  JACS, 2012 214:990-996.
  23. Danzer E, Dumon K, Selvan B , Kolb G, Pray L, Resnick AS, Morris JB, Williams NN. What is the cost associated with the implementation and maintenance of the ACS/APDS national surgical skills curriculum? J Surg Educ, 2011 68(6): 519-525.
  24. Williams NN, Mittal MK, Dumon KR, Matika G, Pray LA, Resnick AS, Morris JB. Penn Medicine Clinical Simulation Center. J Surg Educ, 2011 Jan-Feb;68(1):83-6.
  25. Pascual JL, Holena DN, Vella MA, Palmieri J, Sicoutris C, Selvan B, Fox AD, Sarani B, Sims C, Williams NN, Schwab CW. Short Simulation Training Improves Objective Skills in Established Advanced Practitioners Managing Emergencies on the Ward and Surgical Intensive Care Unit. J Trauma, 2011 Aug;71(2):330-7.
  26. Selvan B, Dumon K, McCombs P, Hashimoto D, Morris J, Resnick A,  Williams N. PASS (Penn Assessment of Surgical Skills) - validation of a new tool to assess technical and nontechnical skills of surgical residents.  J Am College Surg , 2011 213(3), Supplement: S126-S127.
  27. Mittal MK, Kreitz KA, Resnick AS, Morris JB, Williams NN, Dumon KR. A novel approach for augmenting percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement training. Simul Healthc, 2010 Dec;5(6):346-9.
  28. Kim S, Spencer G, Makar G, Ahmad N, Jaffe D, Ginsberg G, Kuchenbecker K, Kochman ML. Lack of a Discriminatory Function for Endoscopy Skills on a Computer-Based Simulator. Surg Endosc, 2010 Dec;24(12):3008-15.
  29. Merlin JS, Morrison G, Gluckman S, Lipschik G, Linkin DR, Lyon S, O’Grady E, Calvert H, Friedman H. Blood and Body Fluid Exposures Among US Medical Students in Botswana. J Gen Intern Med, 2010 Nov; 26(5):561–4.
  30. Mittal MK, Dumon KR, Herdrich BJ, Okusanya OT, Hashimoto DA, Olaoye O, Resnick AS, Murayama K, Williams NN. A novel bronchoscopy training curriculum for junior surgical residents improves quality and efficiency of simulated bronchoscopy. J Am College Surg, 2009 209(3), Supplement: S110.
  31. Foley PJ, Roses RE, Kelz RR, Resnick AS, Williams NN, Mullen JL, Kaiser LR, Morris JB. The state of general surgery training: a different perspective. J Surg Educ, 2008 Nov-Dec;65(6):494-8.
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