Ross E Willis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi 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

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Publications8

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
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  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi 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...