Ross E Willis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Predicting and enhancing American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination performance: does writing questions really help?
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 211:361-8. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Current Status of Simulation-Based Training in Graduate Medical Education
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7737, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Electronic address
    Surg Clin North Am 95:767-79. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Virtual reality simulators: valuable surgical skills trainers or video games?
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 71:426-33. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Practice schedules for surgical skills: the role of task characteristics and proactive interference on psychomotor skills acquisition
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 70:789-95. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Usefulness of the American College of Surgeons' Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum as a knowledge preparatory tool for incoming surgery interns
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Am J Surg 205:131-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Views of surgery program directors on the current ACGME and proposed IOM duty-hour standards
    Ross E Willis
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Surg Educ 66:216-21.e1-10. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Comparing three pedagogical approaches to psychomotor skills acquisition
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, Mail Code 7737, TX 78229, USA
    Am J Surg 203:8-13. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Ensuring competency: are fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery training and certification necessary for practicing surgeons and operating room personnel?
    Melanie L Hafford
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9156, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:118-26. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Development and construct validity of a low-fidelity training platform for driving large and small suture needles
    John R Admire
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
    J Surg Educ 72:387-93. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Development of a virtual reality robotic surgical curriculum using the da Vinci Si surgical system
    Pedro Pablo Gomez
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, Mail Code 7737, San Antonio, TX, 78229 3900, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:2171-9. 2015

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Predicting and enhancing American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination performance: does writing questions really help?
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 211:361-8. 2016
    ..The goals of this study were to evaluate question generation as a study method for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) and determine whether practice test scores and other data predict ABSITE performance...
  2. doi request reprint Current Status of Simulation-Based Training in Graduate Medical Education
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7737, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Electronic address
    Surg Clin North Am 95:767-79. 2015
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Virtual reality simulators: valuable surgical skills trainers or video games?
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 71:426-33. 2014
    ..These differences may have profound effects on the utility of VR and PM training platforms. In this study, we aimed to determine whether a relationship exists between VR, PM, and VG platforms...
  4. doi request reprint Practice schedules for surgical skills: the role of task characteristics and proactive interference on psychomotor skills acquisition
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 70:789-95. 2013
    ..PI can be "released" when the nature of the task is changed after several practice trials. In this study, we examined the existence of PI in motor learning under 5 training conditions that differed in contrast to a target exercise...
  5. doi request reprint Usefulness of the American College of Surgeons' Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum as a knowledge preparatory tool for incoming surgery interns
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Am J Surg 205:131-6. 2013
    ..In this study, we examined the usefulness of the FSC as a knowledge preparatory tool for incoming interns...
  6. doi request reprint Views of surgery program directors on the current ACGME and proposed IOM duty-hour standards
    Ross E Willis
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Surg Educ 66:216-21.e1-10. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Comparing three pedagogical approaches to psychomotor skills acquisition
    Ross E Willis
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, Mail Code 7737, TX 78229, USA
    Am J Surg 203:8-13. 2012
    ..We compared traditional pedagogical approaches such as time- and repetition-based methods with proficiency-based training...
  8. doi request reprint Ensuring competency: are fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery training and certification necessary for practicing surgeons and operating room personnel?
    Melanie L Hafford
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9156, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:118-26. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility and need for certifying practicing surgeons and to assess proficiency of operating room (OR) personnel...
  9. doi request reprint Development and construct validity of a low-fidelity training platform for driving large and small suture needles
    John R Admire
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
    J Surg Educ 72:387-93. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to describe and validate a novel training platform for driving large and small suture needles, which can ultimately be used for elemental vascular surgical training...
  10. doi request reprint Development of a virtual reality robotic surgical curriculum using the da Vinci Si surgical system
    Pedro Pablo Gomez
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, Mail Code 7737, San Antonio, TX, 78229 3900, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:2171-9. 2015
    ....
  11. doi request reprint A Comparison of Teaching Modalities and Fidelity of Simulation Levels in Teaching Resuscitation Scenarios
    Andrew J Adams
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas
    J Surg Educ 72:778-85. 2015
    ..We sought to determine at what level additional educational opportunities and simulation fidelity become superfluous with respect to learning outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint External validation and evaluation of an intermediate proficiency-based knot-tying and suturing curriculum
    Pedro Pablo Gomez
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 71:839-45. 2014
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of two flexible colonoscopy simulators and transfer of skills into clinical practice
    Pedro Pablo Gomez
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 72:220-7. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare endoscopic virtual reality and physical model simulators and their respective roles in transferring skills to the clinical environment...
  14. doi request reprint Surgeons' performance during critical situations: competence, confidence, and composure
    Katie Wiggins-Dohlvik
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Am J Surg 198:817-23. 2009
    ..Little is known about surgeons' performance during critical situations. We hypothesized that there are methods and techniques used by surgeons that facilitate performance during critical situations...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of a dedicated, surgery-oriented visiting international medical student program
    Pedro Pablo Gomez
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 71:325-8. 2014
    ..The program has enrolled 55 students who rotated through various general surgery services. The purpose of this study was to assess prior participants' professional statuses, career selections, and satisfaction with our program...