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Kendall D. Brooks, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

 
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Office:
Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

Contact Information (internal use only)

kendall_brooks@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Kendall is a second year categorical resident in general surgery. His research interests center on surgical education.

 

 
Appointments
2015 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education/Training
2011 - 2015 MD - University of Virginia School of Medicine
 
2006 - 2010 BS - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
Biochemistry, Honors Scholar, magna cum laude
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memberships/Societies
2011 - 2015 Student National Medical Association
 
 
 
 
 

              

 
 
 
 
Research
2014 - 2015 Medium-Fidelity Surgical Simulation: Innovation and Validation
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
Principle Investigators: Sara K. Rasmussen, M.D. Ph.D.
 
2014 - 2015 Cumulative Sum as a proficiency metric for surgical training
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
Principle Investigators: Sara K. Rasmussen, M.D. Ph.D.
 
2014 - 2015 Trends in NIH funding toward surgical research over the past decade
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
Principle Investigators: Craig L. Slingluff, M.D.
 
2012 Online educational module development MSSRP
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Department of Radiology
Principle Investigators: Spencer B. Gay, M.D.
 
2008 - 2010 Protein kinases and protein phosphatases control of protein function in Sulfolobus solfataricus
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Biochemistry
Principle Investigators: Peter J. Kennelly, Ph.D.
 
Publications
  1. Martin AN, Hu Y, Le IA, Brooks KD, Mahmutovic A, Choi J, Kim H, Rasmussen SK. Predicting surgical skill acquisition in preclinical medical students. American Journal of Surgery, 2016 Aug 1
  2. Hu Y, Edwards BL, Brooks KD, Newhook TE, Slingluff CL Jr. Recent trends in National Institutes of Health funding for surgery: 2003 to 2013. American Journal of Surgery. 2015 Jun;209(6):1083-9.
  3. Hu Y, Goodrich RN, Le IA, Brooks KD, Sawyer RG, Smith PW, Schroen AT, Rasmussen SK. Vessel ligation training via an adaptive simulation curriculum. Journal of Surgical Research. 2015 Jun 1;196(1):17-22
  4. Hu Y, Brooks KD, Kim H, Mahmutovic A, Choi J, Le IA, Kane BJ, McGahren ED, Rasmussen SK. Adaptive Simulation Training Using Cumulative Sum: A Randomized Prospective Trial. American Journal of Surgery, 2015.
Presentations
  1. Hoffman RL, Brooks KD, Garcia AE, Aarons C, Martin N, Kelz RR, Association. Leveraging Mentorship to Enhance Knowledge in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Across the Generations. Association of Program Directors in Surgery Surgical Education Week, Boston, MA, April 15, 2016.
  2. Hu Y, Brooks KD, Kim H, Mahmutovic A, Choi J, Le IA, Kane BJ, McGahren ED, Rasmussen SK. Adaptive versus volume-based training in simulation: a randomized controlled trial. Association for Surgical Education Annual Meeting; Seattle, WA 2015.
  3. Hu Y, Le IA, Goodrich RN,Brooks KD, Edwards BL, Gillen JR, Schroen AT, Smith PW, Rasmussen SK. Cost-Effective Vessel Ligation Simulator Develops Transferrable Surgical Skills.  Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting; Las Vegas, NV 2015.
  4. Hu Y, Le IA, Goodrich RN, Brooks KD, Edwards BL, Gillen JR, Schroen AT, Smith PW, Rasmussen SK. Cost-Effective Open Vessel Ligation Simulator Develops Transferrable Surgical Skills in Novice Trainees. University of Virginia School of Medicine Academy of Distinguished Educators Medical Education Poster Session; Charlottesville, VA 2015.
  5. Loewenthal J, Brooks KD. Iron Med: a wellness initiative at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.  Learning Communities Institute Conference; Nashville, TN 2015.
 
Awards
2015 Paper of Distinction, Association for Surgical Education National Meeting, Seattle, Washington: "Adaptive versus Volume-based Training in Simulation: a randomized controlled trial" (co-author)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

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