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1. Pugh CM. A Holistic Model of Surgical Expertise and Competency. Ann. Surg. 2017 Feb; 265(2):268-269.
[PubMed ID: 27805965]
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2. Jones GF, Forsyth K, Jenewein CG, Ray RD, DiMarco S, Pugh CM. Research Residents' perceptions of skill decay: Effects of repeated skills assessments and scenario difficulty. Am. J. Surg. 2017 Apr; 213(4):631-636.
[PubMed ID: 28038715]
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3. Law Forsyth K, DiMarco SM, Jenewein CG, Ray RD, D'Angelo AD, Cohen ER, Wiegmann DA, Pugh CM. Do errors and critical events relate to hernia repair outcomes? Am. J. Surg. 2017 Apr; 213(4):652-655.
[PubMed ID: 27998548]
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4. Nathwani JN, Fiers RM, Ray RD, Witt AK, Law KE, DiMarco S, Pugh CM. Relationship Between Technical Errors and Decision-Making Skills in the Junior Resident. J Surg Educ 2016 Nov - Dec; 73(6):e84-e90.
[PubMed ID: 27671618, PMCID: 5485830]
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5. Laufer S, D'Angelo AD, Kwan C, Ray RD, Yudkowsky R, Boulet JR, McGaghie WC, Pugh CM. Rescuing the Clinical Breast Examination: Advances in Classifying Technique and Assessing Physician Competency. Ann. Surg. 2016 Sep 21.
[PubMed ID: 27655241, PMCID: 5360550]
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6. Gannon SJ, Law KE, Ray RD, Nathwani JN, DiMarco SM, D'Angelo AD, Pugh CM. Do resident's leadership skills relate to ratings of technical skill? J. Surg. Res. 2016 Dec; 206(2):466-471.
[PubMed ID: 27884344]
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7. Law KE, Gwillim EC, Ray RD, D'Angelo AD, Cohen ER, Fiers RM, Rutherford DN, Pugh CM. Error tolerance: an evaluation of residents' repeated motor coordination errors. Am. J. Surg. 2016 Oct; 212(4):609-614.
[PubMed ID: 27586850]
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8. Mohamadipanah H, Parthiban C, Nathwani J, Rutherford D, DiMarco S, Pugh C. Can a virtual reality assessment of fine motor skill predict successful central line insertion? Am. J. Surg. 2016 Oct; 212(4):573-578.e1.
[PubMed ID: 27649977]
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9. Law KE, Ray RD, D'Angelo AD, Cohen ER, DiMarco SM, Linsmeier E, Wiegmann DA, Pugh CM. Exploring Senior Residents' Intraoperative Error Management Strategies: A Potential Measure of Performance Improvement. J Surg Educ 2016 Nov - Dec; 73(6):e64-e70.
[PubMed ID: 27372272]
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10. Law KE, Jenewein CG, Gannon SJ, DiMarco SM, Maulson LJ, Laufer S, Pugh CM. Exploring hand coordination as a measure of surgical skill. J. Surg. Res. 2016 Sep; 205(1):192-7.
[PubMed ID: 27621018]
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11. Nathwani JN, Law KE, Ray RD, O'Connell Long BR, Fiers RM, D'Angelo AL, DiMarco SM, Pugh CM. Resident performance in complex simulated urinary catheter scenarios. J. Surg. Res. 2016 Sep; 205(1):121-6.
[PubMed ID: 27621008, PMCID: 5485826]
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12. O'Connell-Long BR, Ray RD, Nathwani JN, Fiers RM, Pugh CM. Errors in bladder catheterization: are residents ready for complex scenarios? J. Surg. Res. 2016 Nov; 206(1):27-31.
[PubMed ID: 27916371]
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13. Laufer S, Rasske K, Stopfer L, Kurzynski C, Abbott T, Platner M, Towles J, Pugh CM. Fabric Force Sensors for the Clinical Breast Examination Simulator. Stud Health Technol Inform 2016; 220():193-8.
[PubMed ID: 27046577, PMCID: 4924804]
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14. Laufer S, Kempton SJ, Maciolek K, Terry A, Ray RD, Pugh CM, Afifi AM. A Multi-Layered Needle Injection Simulator. Stud Health Technol Inform 2016; 220():205-8.
[PubMed ID: 27046579]
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15. D'Angelo AL, Rutherford DN, Ray RD, Laufer S, Mason A, Pugh CM. Working volume: validity evidence for a motion-based metric of surgical efficiency. Am. J. Surg. 2016 Feb; 211(2):445-50.
[PubMed ID: 26701699, PMCID: 4724457]
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16. Azari DP, Pugh CM, Laufer S, Kwan C, Chen CH, Yen TY, Hu YH, Radwin RG. Evaluation of Simulated Clinical Breast Exam Motion Patterns Using Marker-Less Video Tracking. Hum Factors 2016 May; 58(3):427-40.
[PubMed ID: 26546381, PMCID: 4924820]
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17. Pugh CM, Arafat FO, Kwan C, Cohen ER, Kurashima Y, Vassiliou MC, Fried GM. Development and evaluation of a simulation-based continuing medical education course: beyond lectures and credit hours. Am. J. Surg. 2015 Oct; 210(4):603-9.
[PubMed ID: 26384792]
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18. Laufer S, Ray RD, D'Angelo AL, Jones GF, Pugh CM. Use of simulators to explore specialty recommendation for a palpable breast mass. Am. J. Surg. 2015 Oct; 210(4):618-23.
[PubMed ID: 26198334, PMCID: 4575856]
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19. D'Angelo AL, Ray RD, Jenewein CG, Jones GF, Pugh CM. Residents' perception of skill decay during dedicated research time. J. Surg. Res. 2015 Nov; 199(1):23-31.
[PubMed ID: 26197949, PMCID: 4604038]
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20. Rutherford DN, D'Angelo AL, Law KE, Pugh CM. Advanced Engineering Technology for Measuring Performance. Surg. Clin. North Am. 2015 Aug; 95(4):813-26.
[PubMed ID: 26210973]
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21. D'Angelo AL, Law KE, Cohen ER, Greenberg JA, Kwan C, Greenberg C, Wiegmann DA, Pugh CM. The use of error analysis to assess resident performance. Surgery 2015 Nov; 158(5):1408-14.
[PubMed ID: 26003910, PMCID: 4604013]
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22. D'Angelo AL, Rutherford DN, Ray RD, Mason A, Pugh CM. Operative skill: quantifying surgeon's response to tissue properties. J. Surg. Res. 2015 Oct; 198(2):294-8.
[PubMed ID: 26003012]
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23. Laufer S, Cohen ER, Kwan C, D'Angelo AL, Yudkowsky R, Boulet JR, McGaghie WC, Pugh CM. Sensor technology in assessments of clinical skill. N. Engl. J. Med. 2015 Feb 19; 372(8):784-6.
[PubMed ID: 25693026, PMCID: 4425402]
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24. D'Angelo AL, Rutherford DN, Ray RD, Laufer S, Kwan C, Cohen ER, Mason A, Pugh CM. Idle time: an underdeveloped performance metric for assessing surgical skill. Am. J. Surg. 2015 Apr; 209(4):645-51.
[PubMed ID: 25725505, PMCID: 4412306]
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25. D'Angelo AL, Cohen ER, Kwan C, Laufer S, Greenberg C, Greenberg J, Wiegmann D, Pugh CM. Use of decision-based simulations to assess resident readiness for operative independence. Am. J. Surg. 2015 Jan; 209(1):132-9.
[PubMed ID: 25454962, PMCID: 4426906]
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26. Pugh CM, Cohen ER, Kwan C, Cannon-Bowers JA. A comparative assessment and gap analysis of commonly used team rating scales. J. Surg. Res. 2014 Aug; 190(2):445-50.
[PubMed ID: 24880200]
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27. Kwan C, Cohen E, Pugh C. Application of a new adaptable thyroid model for ultrasound and hands-on skill assessment. Stud Health Technol Inform 2014; 196():230-2.
[PubMed ID: 24732512]
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28. Maag AL, Laufer S, Kwan C, Cohen ER, Lenhart RL, Stork NC, Halanski MA, Pugh CM. Sensor-based assessment of cast placement and removal. Stud Health Technol Inform 2014; 196():259-61.
[PubMed ID: 24732518, PMCID: 4097323]
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29. Kwan C, Cohen E, Salud L, Pugh C. Modification of the pelvic examination simulator for the developing world. Stud Health Technol Inform 2014; 196():222-4.
[PubMed ID: 24732510]
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30. Weyhrauch PW, Niehaus J, Metzger M, Laufer S, Kwan C, Pugh C. Tourniquet Master Training for Junctional and Inguinal Hemorrhage Control (TMT). Stud Health Technol Inform 2014; 196():457-61.
[PubMed ID: 24732556]
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31. Laufer S, Cohen ER, Maag AL, Kwan C, Vanveen B, Pugh CM. Multimodality approach to classifying hand utilization for the clinical breast examination. Stud Health Technol Inform 2014; 196():238-44.
[PubMed ID: 24732514, PMCID: 4115285]
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32. Kwan C, Salud L, Cohen E, Pugh C. Validity of a Newly Developed Tri-axial Sensor for Clinical Breast Examination Skills Assessment. Stud Health Technol Inform 2014; 196():225-9.
[PubMed ID: 24732511]
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33. Pugh CM. Application of national testing standards to simulation-based assessments of clinical palpation skills. Mil Med 2013 Oct; 178(10 Suppl):55-63.
[PubMed ID: 24084306, PMCID: 4120121]
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34. Glarner CE, McDonald RJ, Smith AB, Leverson GE, Peyre S, Pugh CM, Greenberg CC, Greenberg JA, Foley EF. Utilizing a novel tool for the comprehensive assessment of resident operative performance. J Surg Educ 2013 Nov-Dec; 70(6):813-20.
[PubMed ID: 24209661]
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35. Cohen E, Ononye C, Salud J, Kwan C, Salud L, Pugh C. Use of simulation to understand the effects of task complexity and time away on clinical confidence. Stud Health Technol Inform 2013; 184():92-5.
[PubMed ID: 23400136]
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36. Salud LH, Kwan C, Pugh CM. Simplifying touch data from tri-axial sensors using a new data visualization tool. Stud Health Technol Inform 2013; 184():370-6.
[PubMed ID: 23400186, PMCID: 3693446]
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