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Defining your own success: An introduction(Comments Off)

August 1, 2015

In this introduction to the annual RAS-ACS issue, the author describes five key concepts for defining individual and professional success.

Talking the talk: The keys to effective workplace communication

The role of communication in determining a surgeon’s success is explored in this article, which offers advice for conveying information to surgical team colleagues and patients, and provides advice for negotiating contracts.

RAS Structure

The RAS-ACS: Recruiting medical students and training future leaders

This article summarizes the history and mission of the RAS-ACS, describes the benefits of membership, and discusses the group’s involvement in medical student education.

Teaching in the OR: New lessons for training surgical residents

Emerging training techniques and how they are being applied are described in this article, as are insights on how trainees are currently being assessed to determine competency.

Feedback fundamentals in surgical education: Tips for success

This article provides an overview of best practices for providing feedback to students and trainees.

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