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Six Trauma Research Projects Selected for Presentation at Military Health System Research Symposium (2017-08-27)

Funding News for Dr. Ismail Jatoi (2017-08-01)

Congratulations to the 2017 winners of the Resident Papers Competition at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society! (2017-06-16)

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Recent publications

Al Fayyadh MJ, Hassan RA, Tran ZK, Kempenich JW, Bunegin L, Dent DL, Willis RE. Immediate auditory feedback is superior to other types of feedback for basic surgical skills acquisition. J Surg Educ. 2017 Aug 30. pii:S1931-7204(17)30263-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.08.005. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28865902 View the abstract

Stewart RM. Basil A. Pruitt Jr. MD and the US Army Institute for Surgical Research: Five Decades of Science, Clinical Care, Mentorship, and Leadership. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Aug 24. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001681. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28846547

Johnson M, Alarhayem A, Convertino V, Carter R 3rd, Chung K, Stewart R, Myers J, Dent D, Liao L, Cestero R, Nicholson S, Muir M, Schwacha M, Wampler D, DeRosa M, Eastridge B. Compensatory Reserve Index: Performance of a novel monitoring technology to identify the bleeding trauma patient. Shock. 2017 Aug 1. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000959. [Epub ahead of print]

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Medical Students - 2012 Summer Stipend Research Projects

 

Roy Byrd — Evaluation and analysis of cervical spine clearance protocol in the obtunded blunt trauma patient
Mentor(s):
Mike Corneille, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery


Cody Covington — Opiates and icy ICU complications
Mentor(s):
Martin G. Schwacha, PhD, Professor of Surgery Research; Director, General Surgery Residents in Research Program


Brittany Embry — Comparing video stream lectures and podcast lectures as a function of auditory working memory capacity
Mentor(s):
Ross Willis, PhD, Director of Surgery Education
Patrick Nguyen, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of General & Minimally Invasive Surgery


Eva Galven — Trauma-induced acute lung injury
Mentor(s):
Martin G. Schwacha, PhD, Professor of Surgery Research; Director, General Surgery Residents in Research Program


Hannah Harrison — Autotransfusion of hemothorax in trauma patients: determining coagulation profiles
Mentor(s):
Dan Dent, MD, Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery


Claire McGroder — Conduct and content of pre-residency surgical electives
Mentor(s):
Patrick Nguyen, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of General & Laparoendoscopic Surgery
Bret Simon, Educational Development Specialist, UTHSCSA Academic Center for Excellence in Teaching


Hari Mitra — Comparison of virtual reality and real-model flexible endoscopy training simulators Mentor(s):
Ross Willis, PhD, Director of Surgery Education
Kent Van Sickle, MD, Associate Professor, Division of General & Laparoendoscopic Surgery; Director, Johnson Center for Surgical Innovation


Nathan Rubalcava — Reviewing effectiveness of writing practice test questions as a preparatory tool for the ABSITE
Mentor(s):
Ross Willis, PhD, Director of Surgery Education
Mike Corneille, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery


Breanne Schiffer — Examining the effectiveness of the intermediate suturing and knot tying curriculum
Mentor(s):
Ross Willis, PhD, Director of Surgery Education