Surgeries

By Shafi Ahmed, Colorectal Cancer Lead at Barts Health NHS Trust and Associate Dean at Queen Mary University of London.

This article is part of our series: a day in the software life, in which we ask researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.

Over the last few centuries, surgery has traditionally been taught as an apprenticeship with students clamouring around the operating table to glimpse a view of both surgical technique and clinical anatomy.

Not much as changed over this time, even now, medical students will…

By Paula Smith, Academic eFacilitator at the University Of Edinburgh’s School of Clinical Surgery.

This article is part of our series: a day in the software life, in which we will be asking researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.

Trainee surgeons can sometimes be held back by limited access to time and tuition. Distance learning meets this strong need as it aids more conventional methods and improves both the training of surgeons and their professional development. One standout example is the award-winning…

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