Dr. Sachdeva delivers Distinguished Professor Lecture at USC

Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD, FACS, professor of surgery; and director, division of acute care surgery, USC (left), presents a plaque to Dr. Sachdeva.

Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD, FACS, professor of surgery; and director, division of acute care surgery, USC (left), presents a plaque to Dr. Sachdeva.

Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Director, American College of Surgeons Division of Education, delivered the Distinguished Professor Lecture at the University of Southern California’s (USC) Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles. The acute care surgery division, department of surgery, sponsored the presentation.

In his lecture, Preparation of Residents for Surgical Practice: Challenges, Opportunities, New Directions, Dr. Sachdeva highlighted the challenges of preparing residents for surgical practice, shared data regarding gaps in operative experiences and skills that have been identified, and proposed new strategies for training and verifying surgical residents’ knowledge and skills before graduation. Dr. Sachdeva also addressed issues regarding supervision decisions and transfer of appropriate autonomy to prepare residents for surgical practice.

 

 

 

 

 

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