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Since the inception of the USC Surgery Skills Center, the use of simulation for surgical training has been an essential element. Simulation in education has not only been beneficial for our own faculty, residents and medical students, but the center has been able to support outside educational programs.

Course topics over the past several years have included:

  • Advanced Energy Based Gynecologic Surgery
  • Biomimetric MicroElctronic Systems Engineering Research Center; - Brain Stimulation
  • Boston Scientific - Enteryx Training; - Gastrointestional Community Physicians
  • CHLA Pediatric Critical Care Division; - Chest Tubes, central and arterial line workshop
  • CHLA Pulmonology Critical Care Fellows - Endoscopy Course
  • CRNA Training: Anesthesia
  • Depuy Spine Cadaver Course
  • Endo Cynch
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Hand Assist Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Inamed Breast Implant Training Course
  • Intracaporeal Suturing Training
  • Italian Surgeons Course; - Motility
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Training
  • NuMask, Inc. Prototype testing
  • One Legacy Transplant Donor Network; - Chest tube and central line workshop
  • Plastic Reconstructive Surgery; - Flap Course
  • SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Testing
  • Second Sight Retinal Implant Research
  • Spinal Concepts; - Cadaver Course
  • USC Department of Internal Medicine; - Chest tubes, central and arterial line workshop
  • USC Department of Orthopedics; - Applicant Interviews - HandsInterviews; Hands on Knot Tying
  • USC Obstetrics/Gynecology Resident Training
  • USC Sinus Course
  • US SurgicalEthicon Surgical Pig Animate Lab;- Bariatric Training
  • ASSET; Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma



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USC Keck School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
2250 Alcazar Street, B-9
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Office: (323) 442-0349
Fax: (323) 442-0350