Enhancement in virtual learning cannot substitute for hands-on training in cardiothoracic surgery

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Abstract

This program director survey attempts to determine how coronavirus 2019 pandemic is impacting current training in cardiothoracic surgery. A transition to virtual didactic sessions may prove beneficial with increasing attendance. On the other hand, decreasing live simulation and case volumes may jeopardize achieving competency in surgical skills.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of cardiac surgery
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • cardiothoracic surgery
  • COVID-19
  • training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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