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Surgeons, Residents, Medical Students-Are You Dressing For Success?

Communication & Professionalism Competencies: A Guide for Surgeons, published by Ciné-Med Publishing, Inc., provides practical information for surgeons, residents, and fellows on relevant topics for communicating effectively with peers, patients, administrators, and the myriad of other professional and personal interactions created daily. (more)

Resolving Conflict in the Professional Setting

Communication & Professionalism Competencies: A Guide for Surgeons, published by Ciné-Med Publishing, Inc., Author Pamela A. Rowland, PhD discusses her chapter on, Conflict: The Skilled Response. This chapter deals with how to properly handle conflict situations and the behaviors that create them. Dr. Rowland states that new research suggests that when an experienced surgeon is placed within a new team, their performance goes down. (more)

Communication & Professionalism Priorities for Surgeons

On the topic of communication & professionalism competencies for surgeons, expert Pamela A. Rowland, PhD stresses three key observations:

  • Behavior is critical to success.
  • Behavior is not isolated to how you behave in the hospital.
  • Surgery is a team effort. We have to be a team player before being a team leader. (more)

Atlas Focuses Solely on Surgical Technique for Bowel Anastomosis

Essentials of Bowel Anastomosis, by Ahmad Zarour, MD and Kimball Maull, MD, fulfills the demonstrated need for surgical trainees to acquire and maintain their skills in different techniques of bowel anastomosis. (more)

The World's Renowned Experts Release Authoratative Text on Cytoreductive Surgery and Perioperative Chemotherapy for Peritoneal Surface Oncology

Paul H. Sugarbaker, MD, FACS, FRCS, and a team of world-renown surgical oncologists have released a ground-breaking text on Cytoreductive Surgery and Perioperative Chemotherapy for Peritoneal Surface Malignancy. Sugarbaker, pioneer of this technique, worked closely with Marcello Deraco, Olivier Glehen, Cyril William Helm, David Morris, and Kurt Van der Speeten to carefully craft this educational text for surgical and medical oncologists. (more)

Book Offers Poignant Overview of the Evolution of Managing Peritoneal Surface Malignancy

What has Paul H. Sugarbaker, MD excited about Chapter 8 in Cytoreductive Surgery and Perioperative Chemotherapy for Peritoneal Surface Malignancy?

Management of Unusual Abdominal and Pelvic Neoplasms with Peritoneal Dissemination is one of Sugarbaker's favorites because it offers a poignant overview of the evolution of managing peritoneal surface malignancy. Persistent data analysis led to the creation of prognostic indicators that are now used for the selection of patients best-suited to the treatment techniques and positive outcomes. (more)

Peritoneal Metastases Does Not Have to be a Terminal Condition

A team of world-renowned general surgeons with extensive background and knowledge in treating peritoneal metastases have spent years developing and refining the technique of cytoreductive surgery and perioperative chemotherapy for peritoneal surface malignancy. They have now culled this vast knowledge into a long-awaited book and DVD set. (more)