Simulation Research

At the Simulation Center, many of our Ob/Gyn residents are involved on projects. Here are some of the research topics that have been presented at national meetings.

Anterior and Medial Thigh Anatomy in Female Cadavers: Clinical Applications to Transobturator Tape Sling Excision
Shah N, Jackson L, Phelan J, Corton M
Presented at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Meeting as Oral Presentation in Orlando, Fla. – March 2018

Laparoscopic Trocar Insertion: A Comparison of Insertional and Rotational Forces Between Expert and Novice Surgeons
Kho KA, Shields JK, Majewicz Fey A
Presented at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Meeting as Oral Presentation in Orlando, Fla. – March 2018

Unassisted Gowning and Gloving
Pearson MJ, Fuller T
Presented at CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting Film Festival in National Harbor, Md. – March 2018

Validation of a Low Cost, Low Fidelity Uterine Model for Diagnostic Hysteroscopy Training
Fuller T, Walsh T, Lupo A, Kho KA
Presented at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Meeting as Poster in Orlando, Fla. – March 2018

Effect of Gynecology Specific Port Position on Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) Task Performance
Shah NM, Florian-Rodriguez ME, Fuller T, Hamid CA, Balgobin S
Presented at American Urogynecologic Society Annual Scientific Meeting & Pelvic Floor Disorders Week as Poster in Providence, R.I. – October 2017

Randomized Trial of Self-Paced versus Group Introduction to Open Surgical Skills Curriculum
Chen L, Fuller T, McIntire DD, Kho KA
Presented at the ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting as Poster in San Diego, Calif. – May 2017

One Year Skill Retention Following Proficiency-Based Training for Robotic Surgery
Kho KA, Chen J, Hogg D, Sayers B, Scott D
Presented at American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) Annual Meeting and ACS Annual Meeting – 2013

Construct Validity of a Novel Side-On Approach to Established Laparoscopic Simulation Curriculum
Powers C, Green V, Kho KA
Presented at AAGL – 2013

Challenges and Successes in Medical Student and Resident Surgical Simulation Education
Kho KA, Powers C, Hamid C, Pearson M
Presented at AAGL – 2012

Comparison of Differences in Baseline Surgical Skills and Skill Uptake Between Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology Trainees
Kho KA, Powers CE, Hamid C, Brooks-Heinzman AJ, Gala RB, Scott DJ
Presented at AAGL – 2011