Tag: peer-to-peer training

Congenital facial palsy

Treatment of facial paralysis (Moebius syndrome) : a rare operation brings a smile back to children

Moebius syndrome is a rare facial paralysis disorder characterized by weakness or paralysis (palsy) of multiple cranial nerves, most often the 6th (abducens) and 7th (facial) nerves. Other cranial nerves are sometimes affected. The disorder is present at birth (congenital)....

/ 19 December 2017

Surgeons: 3 steps to organize a successful medical training

It’s no secret that teaching is a tradition among doctors, who would otherwise be unable to keep track of the latest innovations in their field. Over the years, many surgeons believe it natural to train their younger and/or less experienced...

/ 17 February 2017
elias sawaya interview hand surgery

Elias Sawaya: “I got trained in Strasbourg by Professor Liverneaux”

For Elias Sawaya, specialized training and top-notch care go hand-in-hand. Dr. Sawaya, a hand surgeon, used Invivox to schedule training with Dr. Philippe Liverneaux, a Professor of Orthopedics and Hand Surgery at the University Hospital of Strasbourg. Sawaya traveled from...

/ 29 December 2016
an american gets training in france

An American in France: Carol’s Surgical Training Experience

Carol, a Fellow specializing in pediatric otolaryngology flew all the way to France for an exceptional and very unique surgical training experience. Although trained in recurrent laryngeal nerve reinnervation from a leading expert in the field through her rigorous fellowship,...

/ 29 December 2016

Penoplasty: a Growing Trend in Male Cosmetic Surgery

In cosmetic surgery, no area of the body is off limits. Today, more men are willing to go under the knife (or needle) to cosmetically enhance the size of their penis. Phalloplasty, or penis resizing, is one of the newest...

/ 14 December 2016

Top 10 Social Media Influencers in Orthopedics

Who are the most influential surgeons on Social Media among orthopedists? Social media is lit up with medical innovators who inspire us, from top tweeter Kevin Pho, to LinkedIn leaders Hany Elrashidy and Ryan Labovitch. Keep up with the latest...

/ 5 December 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
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
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