August 31, 2018

The Education of Surgeons

Episode 51: Dr. Gurjit Sandhu

How do we know residents are ready to be surgeons? Dr. Gurjit Sandhu of the University of Michigan joins Dr. Kohler to discuss the new assessment tools being developed in medical education. Entrustable Professional Activities are the future of surgical education, and the UW's Department of Surgery is part of a pilot project sponsored by the American Board of Surgery to study how medical schools assess the abilities of graduating residents.

August 17, 2018

New Treatments in Melanoma

Episode 50: Dr. Carol Bradford

Dr. Carol Bradford of the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center has discovered new ways to help patients with melanoma without doing too much or too little. Find out more about Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy on this week’s episode of The Surgery Sett. To hear Dr. Bradford’s Grand Rounds Talk, “Contemporary Management of Melanoma of the Head and Neck,” click here.

Episode 49: Dr. Gerard Doherty

Dr. Doherty was in Madison to deliver a Grands Rounds Talk about the history of surgery, and more importantly, where it’s going. How do surgeons organize their professional lives? What could the surgeon’s office of the future look like? How do surgeons sustain their careers and maintain a level of satisfaction? To hear Dr. Doherty's Grand Round Talk, click here.