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General Surgery/Critical Care Fellowship

Resources for General Surgery residents

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General Surgery Scholarly Activity

Kimberli Bruce NP, Alicia Mangram MD, Joseph F. Sucher MD, Charles D. Balcome NP, Laura Prokuski MD, James Dzandu Ph.D., Gina R. Shirah, MD. "Consequences of anemia in geriatric hip fractures: How low is too low?" Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2024 Feb;9(1):e001175. Link to article

Alicia Mangram MD. 72nd Southwestern Surgical Congress Claude H. Organ, Jr. Memorial Lecture: “Rise of Acute Care Robotic Surgery for Common Emergency General Surgery Conditions” Am J Surg. 27-OCT-2021 Link to abstract

Critical Care Scholarly Activity

John Kepros MD, Susan Haag Ph.D, and Stacie Patterson PA, “Compliance Prediction of a Novel Head Protection Device for Elderly Patients with Fall Risk” Am Surg. 2023 Mar 10 Link to article.

IHI QI and Patient Safety

Boost your QI and Patient Safety Knowledge and Skills!

Sign up and use HonorHealth's Academic Affairs' IHI Open School subscription* to access multimedia courses designed to improve patient care, patient safety, and patient outcomes. Take individual modules in quality improvement, patient safety, system design, leadership, or population management OR earn the 13 course Certificate in Quality and Safety.

*Residents and Fellows need to create an account.


Where to start?

  • Get excited! - the power of quality improvement with a short video by Dr. Mike Evans.
  • PS 105: Responding to Adverse Events.  Patient Safety course.  Using a patient-centered approach, you will learn about the 4 steps to take following an adverse event, how to communicate bad news & apologies, and understand how adverse events affect providers. *Requires residents/fellows to create account.
  • What Happened to Josie?  Video. Case study of avoidable patient harm
  • The Patent and the Anesthesiologist.  Videos.  Case study highlights clinician response to medical errors, how medical errors affect both patients & clinicians, and behaviors clinicians should practice when apologizing to patients.

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