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Multisource Feedback Process Helps Surgeons Assess and Improve Teamwork Skills

  • July 23, 2015

In Research and Publication
The Journal of American College of Surgeons study reports that a multisource evaluation tool used in other industries is accurate and well-accepted by surgical teams.


A performance evaluation process used widely by Fortune 500 companies was adopted by researchers at Ariadne Labs, Boston to query surgeons at the eight Harvard Medical School-affiliated Hospitals. This use of the methodology, sponsored by CRICO, revealed their adherence to a common set of core standards of excellence.  Read the Press Release at: Multisource Feedback Process Helps Surgeons Assess and Improve Teamwork Skills

 

Read the abstract and full-text article:

Nurudeen SM, Kwakye G, Berry WR, Chaikof EL, Lillemoe KD, Millham F, Rubin M, Schwaitzberg S, Shamberger RC, Zinner MJ, Sato L, Lipsitz S, Gawande AA, Haynes AB. Can 360-Degree Reviews Help Surgeons? Evaluation of Multisource Feedback for Surgeons in a Multi-Institutional Quality Improvement Project. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Jul 23. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.06.017. [Epub ahead of print]