Surgical residents are performing fewer operations.1 Both surgical trainees2 and program directors3 are concerned about graduating residents’ readiness to enter practice and ability to perform procedures independently after completing residency. As a result, the importance of effective intraoperative teaching is coming into greater focus.
Schenarts PJ, Flowers K. Too Many Excuses for Not Teaching in the Operating Room and One Simple SolutionFaculty Feedback. JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):923. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2154