Journal of Surgical Simulation 2016; 3: 28 - 31

Published: 13 December 2016



Teaching millennial surgeons

Andre Chow, Ali Nehme Bahsoun and Jean Nehme
Corresponding author: Andre Chow, Touch Surgery, Lower Ground Floor, 17–18 Hayward’s Place, London EC1R 0EQ, UK. Email:


Surgical training has been evolving with time. We describe the major drivers for these changes that have taken surgical training to where it is today. As we look forward to training the millennial generation, we need to reflect on the current mass adoption of technology. The simplicity and improved access to communication and information is now revolutionising the way we practice health care and the way surgeons train.



simulation; education; millennial; surgeons; surgical; training;