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E. Matthew Ritter
Professor of Surgery / Director, Competency Based Education and Comprehensive Hernia Program
IU School of Medicine / IU Health
Experience as a Clerkship Director, Residency Program Director, Simulation Center Director, and Vice Chairman for Education. Helped develop Competency Based Education for Military Surgery through a partnership with the American College of Surgeons and the Military Health System. Completed my Masters Degree in Health Professions Education (MHPE). Retired Air Force Colonel (30 years) with experience > 500 days in combat theaters.
Topics: Education: Competency Based Education, Assessment, Video-Based Assessment, Simulation, Mastery Learning, Resilience & Professionalism Clinical: Hernia repair, Robotic Hernia repair including abdominal wall reconstruction. Military surgery.
Video Based Assessment for Laparoscopic Fundoplication: Initial development of a robust tool for operative performance assessment.
Incorporating FLS and FES into your Residency Panel: Establishing Training Objectives
Intraoperative Considerations: E. Matthew Ritter
Integrating SAGES Fundamentals into your Simulation Program
Use of Laparoscopic in Trauma
The Down and Dirty on EPA's
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