Original article

Evaluating trainee experience of surgical skills teaching

Simon Fleming, Elizabeth Winson, Kurdo Amin and Bijendra P. Patel

( 1-5 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0001, 09 February 2015)

Review article

A framework for technology enhanced learning

Department of Health/Workforce

( 1-21 DOI: https://doi.org/ 10.1102/2051-7726.2014.0001, 23 April 2014)

Original article

Ventricular and skull base neuroendoscopy simulation in residency training: feasibility, cost, and resident feedback

Jaime Gasco, Achal Patel, Francisco Vaz Guimarães Filho, Samuel Zymberg, Juan Ortega-Barnett, Joel T. Patterson, Yong-Fan Kuo and Giselle Coelho

( 22-29 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2014.0002, 07 August 2014)

Original article

A low-cost, non-biologic, thoracentesis and thoracostomy simulator

James Yon, Caleb J. Mentzer, Bao-Ling Adam and Lester Young

( 18-21 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0004, 27 February 2015)

Original article

Influence of camera navigation training on team performance in virtual reality laparoscopy

T. Huber, M. Paschold, H. Lang and W. Kneist

( 35-39 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0008, 01 July 2015)


Developing simulation centres to advance surgical simulation

Lars Konge and Bijendra Patel

( 40-41 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0009, 05 October 2015)

Simulation centres

CRESENT: the Center for Research, Education and Simulation Enhanced Training, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

H. Lababidi, F. Munshi, M. AlAmar, L. Konge, L. Lonn, T.V. Schroeder and F. AlSenani

( 42-46 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0010, 05 October 2015)

Simulation centres

Developing and running a surgical simulation centre: experiences from Copenhagen, Denmark

Lars Konge, Flemming Bjerrum, Leizl Joy Nayahangan and Torben V. Schroeder

( 47-52 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0011, 05 October 2015)

Original article

Home virtual reality simulation training: the effect on trainee ability and confidence with laparoscopic surgery

Jonathan Barnes, Jessica Burns, Craig Nesbitt, Helen Hawkins and Alan Horgan

( 53-59 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0012, 30 November 2015)

Original article

The educational value of work-based assessments: a survey of orthopaedic trainees and their consultant trainers

Alanna Pentlow and Jeremy Field

( 60-67 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0013, 01 December 2015)

Original article

Novices perform better in virtual reality simulation than in traditional cadaveric dissection training of mastoidectomy

Steven Arild Wuyts Andersen, Per Cayé-Thomasen and Mads Sølvsten Sørensen

( 68-75 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0014, 01 December 2015)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Web 2.0: social media and the changing face of healthcare

Helgi Johannsson

(A 1-1 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.A001, 25 February 2016)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Team Resource Management - lessons from military and pre-hospital care

Claire Park

(A 2-2 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.A002, 25 February 2016)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Teaching millennial surgeons: challenges and solutions

Andre Chow

(A 4-4 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.A004, 25 February 2016)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: SIQINS – strengthening implementation of quality improvement interventions and methods in surgery

Emma Jones

(A 5-5 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.A005, 25 February 2016)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: From Fairies to SimMan: Tolkein and realism in simulation

Lysa E. Owen

(A 7-7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.A007, 25 February 2016)

Original article

Special Issue: From fairies to SimMan: Tolkien and realism in simulation

Lysa E. Owen

( 8-12 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.0002, 21 June 2016)


Teaching millennial surgeons

Andre Chow, Ali Nehme Bahsoun and Jean Nehme

( 28-31 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.0005, 13 December 2016)

Original article

Unsupervised use of laparoscopic box trainers in a cohort of UK core surgical trainees

Joanne E. Bennett, Jane V. Carter, Chris J. Foy, Caroline D. Rodd and Robert J. Longman

( 32-42 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.0006, 30 December 2016)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Effectiveness of medical simulation in teaching medical students critical care medicine

Matt Beal, John Kinnear, Caroline Rachael Anderson, Thomas D Martin, Rachel Wamboldt and Lee Hooper

(A 5-5 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.A005, 19 January 2017)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Cognitive simulation

Uttam Shiralkar and Sonia Bathla

(B 2-2 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.B002, 11 May 2017)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Can cognitive psychology help us understand surgical safety issues?

Narinder Kapur

(B 4-4 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.B004, 11 May 2017)


Advances in Surgery Channel: the future of surgical education

Beatriz Martin-Perez, Gabriel Diaz del Gobbo, Hugo De Lacy, Steven D. Wexner and Antonio M. Lacy

( 5-9 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0002, 07 July 2017)

Original article

Designing, developing and implementing a 2-year, simulation-embedded curriculum for junior surgical residents

Marina Yiasemidou, Andrew Kordowicz, Jonathan de Siqueira and Michael J. Gough

( 10-16 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0003, 11 July 2017)

Meeting report

Report on Safety Engineering in Healthcare: Sixth Annual Simulation Conference, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 1 December 2016

L. Salm and H. Harb

( 17-22 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0004, 13 July 2017)


The importance of 3D printing in vascular surgical simulation and training

Yeong Xue Lun, Ko Teck Ee Reyor, Chi Wei Ong, Leo Hwa Liang and Andrew M.T.L. Choong

( 23-28 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0005, 20 July 2017)


Why all doctors and medical institutions need to embrace social media: #socialmediadoctors

Neeraj Bhasin

( 41-43 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0008, 29 December 2017)

Original article

The validity of a surgical model simulating loss of vessel control in an abdominal hysterectomy

Suzanne L. Lababidi and Bryan K. Rone

( 44-47 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0009, 29 December 2017)


The use of simulation training for robotic-assisted surgery

Sugapriya Arunachalam and James Ansell

( 48-51 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0010, 04 January 2018)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Code Red - the movie: a multi-perspective simulation scenario of traumatic major haemorrhage management

WGP Niven, WJ English, NA Davies, AE Weaver and R Tallach

(A 1-1 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.A001, 11 September 2018)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Virtual reality and surgical education

William English

(A 2-2 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.A002, 11 September 2018)


When it goes wrong, a chance to try again: ophthalmic surgical simulation training borrowed from flight-crash re-runs

Ahmed Abdelmaksoud and Nigel Terk-Howe Khoo

( 31-33 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0005, 15 November 2018)

Original article

Introduction and assessment of an inanimate model for basic surgical skills training of veterinary students

Soheil Mehrdadi and Mehdi Marjani

( 47-59 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0006, 05 December 2018)

Original article

Loop ligation: objective assessment of surgical efficiency in vessel ligation with electromagnetic hand motion analysis

Robert Miller and Georgios Pafitanis

( 60-63 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0009, 10 December 2018)

Original article

Using mindfulness therapy in laparoscopic simulation training: a pilot study

Guillermo E. Narbona Yúsari, Isidora B. Burgos, Enrique A. Cari and Boris J. Marinkovic

( 64-73 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0010, 10 December 2018)

Original article

Will SCOBY do? An alternative for teaching basic surgical skills of suturing and skin excision

Amber van Dreven, Sue J. Garner, Sean T. MacDermott, Mark W. Yates and Steve G. Costa

( 99-104 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0012, 15 January 2019)

Original article

The effect of a video game warm-up on laparoscopic proficiency in a simulated setting: a randomized trial

James M.S. Andrews and Peter Hewett

( 5-10 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0002, 12 April 2019)

Original article

Face and construct validation study of novel 3D peg transfer models for training and evaluation of laparoscopic skills in two-dimensional and three-dimensional laparoscopic surgery

Alpa Morawala, Badriya Alaraimi, Gilberto Lazaro Galloso and Bijendra Patel

( 11-22 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0003, 12 April 2019)

Original article

Tendon repair simulation: a comparison of training models

Aya Musbahi, John Henton and Paolo Longhi

( 1-4 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0001, 16 April 2019)

Original article

YouTube as an educational tool: the launch of a simulated surgical procedures channel

Marina Yiasemidou, Andrew Kordowicz, Jonathan de Siqueira and Michael J. Gough

( 23-26 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0004, 10 June 2019)

Original article

A literature review of educational feedback in the operating room: plastic surgery residents’ perception of feedback from the O-SCORE

Yaeesh Sardiwalla, Nadim Joukhadar and David Tang

( 31-38 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0006, 19 August 2019)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Using image guidance to transform management of upper GI cancers

Brian Davidson

(A 6-6 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.A006, 06 November 2019)

Original article

Single-group analysis of simulation training improves the ability of anesthesiologist assistant students to use TeamSTEPPS during crisis management scenarios

Trine Vik, Ferenc Puskas and Erik Nelson

( 39-44 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0007, 15 November 2019)

Original article

Can virtuoso musicians teach surgeons how to cut? Self-regulated learning as a tool in surgical education: a thematic analysis of expert musician interviews

Hannah Winter and Jacqueline Rees-Lee

( 45-54 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0008, 07 January 2020)

Original article

SimLife: face validation of a new dynamic simulated body model for surgical simulation

Jerome Danion, Elsa Oriot, Cyril Breque, Denis Oriot, Jean Pierre Richer and Jean Pierre Faure

( 63-69 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0010, 21 January 2020)

Original article

Conflicting intra-departmental views on the importance of simulation in general surgery

K. Brandon Lang, Todd F. Hoover, Marie Hunsinger and Mohsen Shabahang

( 1-7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2020.0001, 08 July 2020)

Meeting report

How do we safeguard and improve the healthcare workforce for doctors? Society for Healthcare Reform, 2 March 2020

Colin Elton

( 16-23 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2020.0003, 02 November 2020)


Observational clinical human reliability analysis (OCHRA) for assessing and improving quality of surgical performance: the current status and future

Benjie Tang

( 53-56 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2020.0009, 02 November 2020)


Safety of online surgical training resources

Michael Edwards

( 57-62 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2020.0006, 24 November 2020)

Original article

Enhancement of medical student perception of surgical specialization with peer-assisted laparoscopic simulation: a pilot study

Jordan J. Baechle, Alexander M. Lopez, Jyotsna Thota, Mitchell F. Bowers, Paula Marincola Smith and Regina S. Offodile

( 73-79 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2020.0008, 24 November 2020)

Original article

Who should be teaching vaginal hysterectomy on a task trainer? A multicenter randomized trial of peer versus expert coaching

Christina M. Escobar, Dominique Malacarne Pape, Kimberly L. Ferrante, Meleen Chuang, Demian Szyld and Veronica Lerner

( 63-72 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2020.0007, 26 November 2020)

Original article

Simulation training: a novel and effective way to improve knowledge and attitudes towards coroner’s court attendance

Kathryn M. O’Shea, Rachel Harwood, Joanna Crichton, Michelle Perrigo and Sarah Wood

( 80-84 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2020.0010, 14 December 2020)

Original article

Assessing round window depiction in a virtual reality environment for cochlear implantation

Justin T. Lui, Garrett D. Locketz, Joseph C. Dort, Joseph M. Chen, Justin K. Chau, Sonny K. Chan, Sumit K. Agrawal, J. Kenneth Salisbury and Nikolas H. Blevins

( 85-91 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2020.0011, 02 February 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: A novel use of the WhatsApp platform to aid surgical teaching

Gnananandan Janakan

(A 1-1 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A001, 30 June 2021)

Review article

Low-cost simulation systems for surgical training: a narrative review

Dhananjaya Sharma, Vikesh Agrawal, Jitin Bajaj and Pawan Agarwal

( 33-52 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2020.0005, 09 March 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Microsurgery for medical students: the impact of high-fidelity microsurgery simulation for undergraduates

Manal Patel

(A 2-2 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A002, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Intraoperative albumin usage and free flap outcomes in UMMC

Lingwei Wong, Kong Chee Kwan and Alizan Abdul Khalil

(A 6-6 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A006, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Two Peas and an Orthopod- a surgical education podcast series

Imogen Jones and Laetitia Hawkins-Hooker

(A 8-8 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A008, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Building a virtual community of practice based on critical appraisal skills - the CRAMSURG experience

Giordano Perin, Adam Hague, Joshua Lau, Benjamin Wood and Sabapathy Balasubramanian

(A 9-9 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A009, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: East of England Remote Teaching Programme

Aishwarya Nambiar, Rebecca Fisher, Philipp Antonas, Kishan Parekh, Luke Tanner and Daniel Worley

(A 10-10 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A010, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Surgical on-call simulation: an effective teaching method for medical students

Byung Choi, Michel Alhilani, Amal Minocha, Lavandan Jegatheeswaran and Ernest Mutengesa

(A 11-11 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A011, 30 June 2021)

Review article

Use of virtual reality simulation in surgical training: a systematic review on predictive validity and current use in surgical curricula

Aoife Feeley, Iain Feeley, Kalid Merghani and Eoin Sheehan

( 1-13 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0001, 11 June 2021)

Original article

Impact of formal tuition, supervised practice and feedback on the acquisition of basic laparoscopic skills by novices using a box trainer

Mathew Lyons, Oliver Brown and Brian Ip

( 29-36 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0004, 11 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Effectiveness of videoconferencing as a tool for postgraduate surgical teaching

Jun Kit Koong, Seow Huey Choy, Khoon Leong Ng and April Camilla Roslani

(A 14-14 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A014, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Organ donation innovative strategies for Southeast Asia: ODISSeA

Jun Kit Koong, Seow Huey Choy, Nor Faizal Ahmad Bahuri, Premela Naidu Sitaram, Diana Mohd Shah, Azmin Huda Abdul, Rahim, Adeeba Kamarulzaman and the ODISSeA Consortium

(A 15-15 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A015, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Initial non-surgical management of surgical emergencies for foundation doctors

Hamza Mughal

(A 16-16 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A016, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Microsurgical simulation - a 'cheep' set up

Andrew Jenkinson, Emma Barlow and Neil Scott

(A 17-17 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A017, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Satisfaction with video-conferencing as a tool for postgraduate surgical teaching in the time of social distancing

Seow Huey Choy, Jun Kit Koong, Khoon Leong Ng, April and Camilla Roslani

(A 18-18 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A018, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Virtual learning during COVID-19 pandemic amongst medical students in the UK

O. Jayawardena, S. Toh, H. Fowler, M. Fok and R. Clifford

(A 25-25 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A025, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Survey of perceived barriers to medical students for progression into surgery

S. Toh, O. Jayawardena, H. Fowler, M. Fok and R. Clifford

(A 26-26 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A026, 30 June 2021)

Review article

Virtual reality simulation in orthopaedic surgical training during periods of restricted clinical hours: a systematic review

Bisola Salaja, Aoife Feeley, Iain Feeley, Eoin Sheehanb and Khalid Merghani

( 18-28 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0003, 14 July 2021)

Review article

Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on surgical skills acquisition: a systematic review

Ahmed A. Naiem, Francisco Reyna-Sepúlveda, Ibtisam Mahmoud, Marie-Amélie Lukaszewski, Heather L. Gill, Alexander Thiel and Elie Girsowicz

( 53-60 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0007, 11 November 2021)

Original article

Can NOTSS methodology improve ACGME competencies when combined with simulation-based education?

Eugene Tuyishime, William D. Watson and Edward Dominguez

( 44-52 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0006, 16 December 2021)

Original article

Major vascular injury during minimally invasive gynecologic surgery: simulation-based approach to teaching surgical crisis management skills

Cara R. King, Annie Kim, Nicole Donnellan and Veronica Lerner

( 89-102 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0012, 21 February 2022)

Review article

A narrative review of non-technical skills simulations for junior surgical trainees in managing surgical on-call

Rebecca Smith

( 61-71 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0008, 10 February 2022)

Original article

Delivering a socially distanced boot camp for core surgical trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic: how we did it

Christine Blane, Louise Merker, Jonathan Mutimer, James Coulston and Richard Bamford

( 84-88 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0011, 11 February 2022)

Review article

The developing role of simulation within surgical training and the need for equitable access: a narrative review

Charles Taylor and Anna Chiara Corriero

( 1-8 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2022.0001, 16 March 2022)


Creating Macao Medical Simulation Centre to improve safety, quality and education in health care (Center of Excellence for Medical Professional Development)

Billy Chan, Manson Fok, Ross Horley, Nivritti Patil and Eric Luis

( 9-18 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2022.0002, 17 March 2022)

Original article

Development of an Australasian laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy curriculum: a content validation study

Ruth E. Blackham and Jeffrey M. Hamdorf

( 31-35 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2022.0004, 30 March 2022)

Original article

The educational value of the cancer multidisciplinary meeting: another COVID-19 pandemic casualty

Steven Dixon, Oroog Ali and Rikesh Patel

( 42-48 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2022.0006, 14 June 2022)

Original article

Utilizing a 3D printed model of the mediastinum to teach thoracic anatomy and its visual-spatial relationships to medical trainees

Deven C. Patel, Ingrid Schmiederer, Tiffany Anderson, Prasha Bhandari, Kyle Gifford, Dana Lin, H. Henry Guo and Natalie S. Lui

( 49-56 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2022.0007, 23 May 2022)

Original article

Educating cardiothoracic health care practitioners during the COVID-19 pandemic: results from an online survey on a series of webinars

Bhuvaneswari Krishnamoorthy, William R. Critchley, Jeni Palima, Rajesh Shah, Simon Kendall, Narain Moorjani, Carol Tan and Sridhar Rathinam

( 57-66 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2022.0008, 23 May 2022)

Original article

Impact of redeployment on core surgical trainees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: a regional survey

Thomas Riley and Ambareen Kausar

( 138-144 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2022.0018, 16 December 2022)

Original article

The impact of feedback on laparoscopic skills for surgical residents during COVID-19

Chelsea Harris, Casey Thorburn, Claire Skanes, Robert Kennedy and Chris G. Smith

( 120-126 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2022.0016, 16 December 2022)

Original article

Evaluating the role of simulated practical skills assessments in the UK neurosurgical national selection process

Tom J. Grundy, Thomas W. Fallows Peter C. Whitfield and Ian D. Kamaly-Asl

( 127-137 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2022.0017, 16 January 2023)