Insider Tips to Master the mHealth Revolution

In our increasingly technologically connected world, it is no surprise that mobile Health (mHealth) has been growing exponentially. Last year, half of all internet searches for health information occurred via smartphone, a clear signal that medical mobile apps are a...

/ 29 November 2016

“My mentor Ivo Pitanguy used to say ‘You will never regret teaching’ and he was right”

Renowned lecturer in the field of Cosmetic Surgery, Pr. Marcos Sforza is an ever-innovating passionate surgeon who has performed more than 5 000 procedures. Known all around the world for his breast enlargement procedures, Marcos Sforza is also a firm...

/ 7 November 2016
endoscopy intervention

Are Your Endoscopy Skills Outdated?

Endoscopy is evolving. Innovations in the emerging field of interventional endoscopy have transformed a routine diagnostic procedure into the next generation of minimally invasive surgery. As a result of this rapid innovation, the American College of Gastroenterologists and the American...

/ 4 November 2016
video training vs in situ training

Real Life Training vs. Video Training: The Moment of Truth

As a busy surgeon, how do you stay current with new technologies or techniques? These days, your main choices for continuing education are real life training or video training. With real life (or in situ) training, you stand next to...

/ 4 November 2016
spine surgery

Innovations in Spine Surgery: L.E.S. is More

According to experts at the September 2016 Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), “LES is more” when it comes to spine surgery. It’s safer for the patient, speeds recovery time, and is simpler for surgeons to perform. LES, or Less Exposure...

/ 28 October 2016
medical training board

Lifelong Medical Mentorings: An Animated Story

For physicians, education never stops. New technology and scientific discoveries are constantly arising. Books, journals and professional conferences can provide a good foundation for staying up to date. But they can’t bridge the gap between learning about a new technique...

/ 21 October 2016

“The Medical Training Center? It’s about sharing knowledge effectively.”

In October 2016, Professor Alain Cribier, a recent recipient of the European Society of Cardiology’s Gold Medal, will oversee the launch of the ambitious Medical Training Center project in Rouen. A firm believer in the benefits of real life training,...

/ 13 October 2016
medical mentor in operating room

An Old Recipe Revisited: Medical Mentoring Throughout Your Career

Since the earliest days of the medical profession, in situ peer-to-peer training – e.g. medical mentoring – has been the principal means by which doctors have acquired the fundamental skills and techniques. This remains the case today, during internships and...

/ 29 September 2016