This CRICO-funded study, published in the Annals of Surgery, evaluated coaching techniques used by practicing surgeons who underwent dedicated coach training in a peer surgical coaching program. The researchers concluded: “Short-course coach trainings can help practicing surgeons use effective coaching techniques to guide their peers’ performance improvement in a way that aligns with surgical culture.”

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Pradarelli JC, Yule S, Panda N, Lowery KW, Lagoo J, Gee DW, Ashley SW, Waters PM, Gawande AA, Smink DS. Surgeons' coaching techniques in the Surgical Coaching for Operative Performance Enhancement (SCOPE) program. Ann Surg. 2022 Jan 1;275(1):e91-e98. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004323.

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