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TEDMED Science Kit

Hello TEDMED fans,

Welcome to the Science Kit for Barbara Bass' talk at TEDMED 2012, entitled "What is the Surgeon's Flight Simulator?"

On this site you can take a virtual tour of our great facility, get access to our research into the development of wearable telementoring technologies, and link to our recent publication in Nature: Scientific Reports about thermal facial mapping and other biosensors in human performance (done in collaboration with the Computational Physiology Laboratory at the University of Houston.

You can also learn more about our international collaborative in the new discipline of computational surgery which uses computer science and engineering computational methods to enhance surgical procedures and surgical training ( or review a seminal publication on surgical privileging and the need for a new educational infrastructure for practicing surgeons (J Am Col Surg. 2009 Sep;209(3):396-404 at

Finally, take the opportunity to review exciting details about the American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes.



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