Simulations and Surgical Education Related Abstracts, Presentations and Publications

Bernard T, Stevens A, Wagner P, Bernard N, Schumacher L, Johnsen K, Dickerson R, Raij A, Lok B, Duerson M, Cohen M, Lind DS. A multi-institutional pilot study to evaluate the use of virtual patients to teach Health Professions students history-taking and communication skills. Abstract presented to the Society of Medical Simulation. September, 2005.

Cohen, M; Stevens, A;  Wagner, P; Lok, B; Bernard, T; Oxendine, C; Schumacher, L; Johnsen, K; Dickerson, R; Raij, A; Ross, R; Duerson, M;  Parimala, J; Lind, DS. Do Health Professions Students Respond Empathetically to a Virtual Patient? Presented at the Association for Surgical Education Meeting, Tuscon AZ March 2006, Am J Surg. 2007 Jun;193(6):756-60.

James G. Bittner, Obinna Ezeamuzie, Toufic Imam, Bruce V. Macfadyen, Rober R. Schade, John D. Mellinger. Face and Construct Validity of a Computer-Based Virtual Reality Simulator for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography.

James G Bittner “IV”, Christopher A Hathaway, James Brown. Three-dimensional visualization and articulating instrumentation: Impact on simulated laparoscopic tasks

Deladisma, A., Cohen, M., Stevens, A., Wagner, P., Lok, B., Bernard, T., Oxendine, C., Schumacher, L., Johnsen, K., Rickerson, R., Raij, A., Wells, R., Duerson, M., Harper, J., and Lind DS. “Do Medical Students Respond Empathetically to a Virtual Patient?” American Journal of Surgery (in press).

Mack, D., Deladisma, A., Bernard, T., Oxendine, C., Lok, B., and Lind DS. “Virtual Patients Reduce Anxiety and Enhance Learning when Teaching Medical Student Sexual-History Taking Skills”, Society for Simulation in Healthcare, January 2007.

Lind DS, Cue G, MacFadyen BV, Nesbit R. A Survey of Student Education in Surgery: The Need for a Core Curriculum. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 May;204(5):969-74; discussion 975-6.

Bittner JG, Coverdill JE, Imam T, Edwards MA, Deladisma AM, Lind DS, Mellinger JD. Increased training requirements in gastrointestinal endoscopy and laparoscopy necessitate a paradigm shift: a survey of program directors in surgery. J Surg Educ 2008; 65(1):22.

Johnsen K, Beck D, Deladisma A, Lind DS, Lok B. The Impact of Visual Display Systems on Copresence in Virtual Human Experiences. Manuscript submitted to Virtual Reality April 2008.

Deladisma AM, Imam T, Bittner JG, Beatty J, McLoughlin J, Kruse EJ, Lind DS. “You Are Here:” e-QIP as a Road Map and Stimulus for Quality Improvement. Abstract submitted to the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer April 2008.

Craig J, Deladisma A, Gupta M, Bittner JG, Johnsen K, Lok B, Lind DS. Novel Integration of a Life-Sized, Immersive Virtual Instructor with a Mannequin-Based Procedural Simulator to Teach Central Venous Catheterization. Manuscript submitted to the Journal for Healthcare Simulation, April 2008.

Deladisma AM, Johnsen K, Raij A, Rossen B, Kotranza A, Kalapurakal M, Szlam S, Bittner JB, Swinson D, Lok B, Lind DS. Medical Student Satisfaction with Using a Virtual Patient System to Learn History-Taking and Communication Skills. Manuscript presented at Medicine Meets Virtual Reality (MMVR) meeting, Long Beach, CA January 2008.Stud Health Technol Inform. 2008;132:101-5.

Deladisma AM, Kotranza A, Shah H, Fox P, Gucwa A, Rossen B, Imam T, Wang S, Pugh C, Lok B, Lind DS. The Use of a Mixed Reality Breast Simulator with an Innovative Feedback System (Touch Map) to Teach Breast History-Taking and Physical Examination Skills. Abstract accepted to the San Antonio Breast Meeting (December 2008).

Deladisma AM, Imam T, Kotranza A, Raij A, Bittner JG, Lok B, Pugh C, Lind DS. The Use of Mixed Reality Humans to Teach Clinical Skills. Abstract accepted to the AAMC Research in Medical Education (RIME) Session, San Antonio, November 2008.

Gucwa A, Beatty J, Kotranza A, Deladisma A, Rossen B, Pugh C, Lok B, Lind DS. Gender Differences Among Students Undergoing a Mixed Reality Simulation in Breast History-Taking and Physical Examination. Abstract accepted to the Association of Women's Surgeons Meeting, October 2008.

Kotranza A, Lok B, Deladisma A, Pugh C, Lind, DS. Mixed Reality Humans: Evaluating Behavior, Usability, and Acceptability. Manuscript submitted to IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) Sept 2008.

Rossen B, Johnsen K, Deladisma A, Lind DS, Lok B. Virtual Humans Elicit Skin-Tone Bias Consistent with Real-World Skin-Tone Biases Intelligent Virtual Agents Conference in Tokyo, Japan, Sept 2008.

Shah H, Fox PJ. Rossen B, Deladisma A, Lord T, Gehlot A, Mouna A , Rosson B, Beatty J, Gucwa A, Lok B, Lind DS. The Use of Web-Based Interactive Virtual Clinical Scenarios (Virtual People Factory) as an Educational Tool to Introduce History-Taking Skills. Abstract submitted to the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Meeting Sept 2008

Gucwa A, Beatty J, Shah H, Deladisma A, Kotranza A, Raij A, Lok B, Pugh C, Lind DS. The Use of a Mixed Reality Human Interaction to Assess Empathy. Abstract submitted to the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Meeting, Sept 2008.