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Enhancement in virtual learning cannot substitute for hands-on training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Nestor Villamizar,
  • Dao Nguyen
Nestor Villamizar
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
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Dao Nguyen
University of Miami Health System
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Abstract

This program director survey attempts to determine how coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting current training in cardiothoracic surgery. A transition to virtual didactic sessions may prove beneficial with increasing attendance. On the other hand, decreasing live simulation and case volumes may jeopardize achieving competency in surgical skills.

Peer review status:Published

03 Aug 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
04 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
04 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
04 Aug 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
04 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
13 Aug 2020Published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 10.1111/jocs.14956