BWH STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation

Operation Teamwork: Improving Surgery with Non-Technical Skills Training

Two Brigham surgeons were part of a team that traveled to Rwanda last month to expand access to NOTSS training there. Egide Abahuje, MD, a Simulation Education fellow in the Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, and Robert Riviello, MD, MPH, director of Global Surgery Programs in the Center for Surgery and Public Health (CSPH), along with University of Rwanda faculty, taught a series of NOTSS courses in the country’s capital, Kigali. The team also included Rachel Koch, MD, a fellow in the Program of Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School.

Read more in the Brigham Bulletin article here: https://bwhbulletin.org/2019/03/14/operation-teamwork-improving-surgery-with-non-technical-skills-training/