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Educational Scholarship


Educational Scholarship

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Educational Scholarship


Educational Scholarship

Scientific Presentations

Presented:

Hasty BN, Miller SE, Lin D, Lee, EW, Bereknyei Merrell S, Lau JN.  An EPA-Aligned, Mastery Learning Scrub Training Curriculum Significantly Increases Medical Student Knowledge and Confidence in Operating Room Sterile Technique. 2018 Surgical Education Week.  ASE Podium Session 3 - Faculty / Resident / EPA.  Austin, TX, May 2, 2018

Qiu W, Lee EW, Salles A, Lau JN, Lin D.  Investing in Our Future: Essential Elements and Impact of a Formal Multifaceted Well-being Program for Surgical Residents. 2018 Surgical Education Week.  ASE Concurrent Orals 2A - Career / Specialty Choice / Wellness.  Austin, TX, May 2, 2018

Hoang N and Lau JN. The Application of Data Science Principles to Competency-Based Medical Education.  Education Quickshot Session 2.  2018 Academic Surgical Congress.  Jacksonville, FL.  January 2018.

 Shipper ES, Braverman G, Brandford EC, Hasty BN, Mazer LM, Merrell SB, Lin D, Kissane NA, Baynosa JL, Choi, JN, Lau JN.  A Multi-Institutional, Qualitative, Interview Study Investigating Attrition and Retention Resident Experiences Affecting the Decision to Complete General Surgery Training.  Surgical Forum.  Surgical Education 2.  2017 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.  San Diego, CA.  October 2017.

 Shipper ES, Forrester JD, Lau JN, Melcher ML.  Evaluating the Impact of Blinded vs. Non-Blinded Interviews on the General Surgery Resident Selection Process.  Surgical Forum.  Surgical Education 3.  2017 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.  San Diego, CA.  October 2017.

Hasty B, Miller S, Shipper E, Merrell SB, Lin D, Lau JN.  Medical Student Perceptions of a Mistreatment Program in the Surgery Clerkship. 2017 Society for Academic Asian Surgeons Annual Conference.  Quick Shot Presentations: Other.  Birmingham, AL, September 2017

Brandford E, Braverman G, Hasty B, Merrell SB, Shipper E, Lau JN.  A Student-generated Definition of Mistreatment: A Qualitative Analysis.  2017 Surgical Education Week.  ASE Paper Session 1.  San Diego, CA, April 2017

Hasty B, Merrell S, Miller S, Shipper E, and Lau JN.  Impact after Implementation of a Novel Mistreatment Curriculum in the Surgical Learning Environment: A Medical Student's Perspective. 2017 Surgical Education Week.  ASE Plenary Paper Session.  San Diego, CA, April 2017

Brandford E, Hoang D, Hasty B, Shipper E, Merrell SB, Lau JN.  Defining Mistreatment On Surgery Clerkships: A Medical Student-Generated Definition.  2017 Academic Surgical Congress.  Las Vegas, NV, February 2017

Hasty B, Shipper E, Lau JN, Lin D.  Faculty and Resident Perspectives on the Usage of a Web-based Operative Assessment Platform.  2017 Academic Surgical Congress.  Las Vegas, NV, February 2017

Shipper ES, Miller S, Hasty B, Merrell SB, Lin D, Lau JN.  Evaluation of an Intensive Surgical Immersion Experience Curriculum for Pre-Clinical Medical Students.  2017 Academic Surgical Congress.  Las Vegas, NV, February 2017

Lau, JN, Mazer LM, Liebert CA, Merrell SB, Lin DT, Harris IB.  A Mixed- Methods Analysis of a Novel Mistreatment Program for the Surgery Core Clerkship.  2016 University of Illinois Chicago MHPE Conference.  Chicago Illinois, July 2016

Zak Y, Mueller C, Greco R, Lau J.  Stanford Balance in Life Program.. APDS Panel Session III: Wellness for Physicians: Stories from Our Membership.  2016 Surgical Education Week. Boston Massachusetts, April 2016

Lin DT, Liebert CA, Esquivel MM, Lau JN, Greco RS, Mueller CM, Salles A.  Prevalence and Predictors of Depression Among General Surgery Residents/ ASE Paper Session 4. 2016 Surgical Education Week. Boston Massachusetts, April 2016

Lin D, Liebert CA, Lau J, Salles A.  Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Resident Wellness.  Surgical Forum, American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress, Chicago IL, October 2015.

 ‘The Surgery Core Clerkship Flipped Classroom: A prospective cohort trial’ Cara A. Liebert MD, Dana Lin MD, Laura Mazer MD, MS, James N. Lau MD.  2015 Surgical Education Week. Seattle Washington, April 2015

‘A Qualitative Analysis of a Novel Curriculum on Mistreatment for the Surgery Core Clerkship’ Laura Mazer MD MS, Cara Liebert MD, Dana Lin MD, James Lau MD.  2015 Surgical Education Week. Seattle Washington, April 2015

‘A Four-Day Capstone Can Reduce Anxiety and Improve Confidence in Senior Medical Students Entering Procedural-Based Specialties’ Ulysses S. Rosas, BA, Laura M. Mazer, MD, Dana Lin, MD, James Lau, MD.  2015 Surgical Education Week. Seattle Washington, April 2015

‘Student Perceptions of a Simulation-Based Surgery Clerkship Flipped Classroom’ Cara Liebert, M.D. and James Lau, M.D., 8th Annual ACS-EI Consortium Meeting, Chicago Illinois, March 2015

‘Face, Content, and Construct Validation of SICKO, a Novel Gaming Platform to Teach Surgical Decision-Making’ Dana Lin, M.D. and James Lau, M.D., Association for Surgical Education at Surgical Education Week, Chicago, IL March 2014

‘The Future of Surgical Training:  National Needs Assessment of Stakeholders.’ Kim, S, Dunkin, BJ, Paige, JT, Eggerstedt, JM, Nicholas, C, Vassilliou, M, Spight, DH, Pliego, JF, Rush, RM, Lau, JN, Carpenter, RO, Scott, DJ.  American College of Surgeons – Education Institutes Consortium Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL March 2013

'The Assessment of Emotional Intelligence Among Candidates Interviewing for General Surgery Residency," Dana Yip Lin, M.D. and James Lau, M.D., Surgical Forum Excellence in Research Award in Surgical Education, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL October 2012

‘Service Sign-Out Checklist:  A Low-Cost Way to Improve Staff Sign-out Experience,” Joe Forrester, M.D. and James Lau, M.D., Surgical Education Week, Association for Surgical Education, San Diego, CA March 2012

‘The Effect of Positive and Negative Verbal Feedback on Surgical Skills Performance and Motivation,’ Aarthy Kannappan, M.D. and James Lau, M.D., Surgical Education Week, Association for Surgical Education, San Diego, CA, March 2012

'Another Use of the Mobile Device:  Warm-up for Laparoscopic Surgery,' Tim Plerhoples, M.D. and James Lau, M.D., Academic Surgical Congress, Huntington Beach, CA, February 2011

 

 


Gaming

Showcase/

Presentations

‘Sicko: Gamification in Medical Education’ Dana Lin MD and James Lau MD.  4th Annual Life Science Engagement and Innovation in Learning Technologies 2015.  Charlotte North Carolina.  March 2015.

‘Case Study: Gamification to Gather User Data Analytics & Forecast Opportunities in Clinical Education- Sicko’ James Lau MD and Dana Lin MD. 5th Annual Medical Device Clinical Training & Education Conference 2015.  Charlotte North Carolina. March 2015.

‘Sicko:  A Surgical Clinical Decision Making Game for Surgeons’  Dana Lin MD, Julia Park MD, Jamie Tsui, Lisa Shieh, MD, and James Lau MD.  International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare Annual Meeting 2014. January 27, 2014.  Runner up for Best Exhibit at the IMSH Arcade and Showcase 2014.  San Francisco CA.

 


Poster Presentations

‘Enhancing Teamwork and Communication in the Operating Room through Simulation-Based Interprofessional Education’.  Marin Nevarez P, Hasty B, Mazer L, Bereknyei Merrell S, Lau JN.  Surgical Education Week/APDS 2018. Austin, TX, May 4, 2018.

‘Determining the Educational Value of an Intensive Surgical Immersion Experience Curriculum for Pre-Clinical Medical Students’.  Shipper E, Lin DT, Merrell SB, Miller S, Lau JN.  Surgical Education Week/ASE 2017.  San Diego, CA, April 20, 2017.

“Intensive, Integrated Pre-Clinical Surgical Immersion Curriculum for Early Exposure to Surgery” Hasty B, Miller S, Shipper E, Merrell SB, Lau JN. 2017 Annual ACS Surgical Simulation Meeting, Chicago IL, March 17-18, 2017.

‘Assessment of Creativity in Surgeons’ Mazer LM, Merrell SB, de Ruijter V, Lau JN.  Surgical Education Week/ASE 2016. Boston MA, April 11, 2016.

Clinical Teaching and Mentoring in Graduate Medical Education: A Multi-Disciplinary, Multi-Level Medical Education Program. Steinberg DH, Mazer LM, Lau JN, Bereknyei Merrell S, Tanaka P, Williams S. Macy Regional Graduate Medical Education Conference 2016.  March 30, 2016.

‘A Novel Smart-Phone Based Motion Analysis Platform for Real Time Measurement of Surgical Performance’ Vivian de Ruijter MD and James Lau MD.  Digestive Disease Week 2015.  May 19, 2015.

‘A Motion Analysis Platform for Real Time Laparoscopic Performance Using Mobile and Wearable Technology’ Vivian de Ruijter MD and James Lau MD.  Emerging Technology Session SAGES 2015.  April 15-18, 2015.

‘Mistreatment: The Perspective from Surgery Clerkship Directors’ Cara Liebert MD and James Lau MD.  Pacific Coast Surgical Association 86th Annual Meeting.  February 19, 2015.

‘Simulation-Based Crisis Resource Management Training Between Anesthesia and General Surgery Residents is Efficacious in Team Building and Communication Development’ Felipe D. Perez, Jai Madhok, Cara A. Liebert MD, James Lau MD, Ankeet D. Udani MD.  Western Anesthesia Residents’ Conference 2014.  May 2, 2014.

‘Do Study Habits Predict ABSITE Scores?’  Arghavan Salles, MD PhD, Dana Yip Lin, MD, and James Lau, MD.  Association for Surgical Education at Surgical Education Week 2014.  April 11, 2014.

‘Simulation-Based Learning in Undergraduate Medical Education:  Utilizing a ‘Flipped Classroom’ Approach to the Surgery Core Clerkship Curriculum’ Cara Liebert, MD and James N. Lau MD.  International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare Annual Meeting 2014. January 27, 2014.

‘SICKO:  A Novel Gaming Platform to Teach Surgical Decision-Making’ Dana Lin MD, Julia Park MD, Jamie Tsui, Pauline Brutlag, Lisa Shieh, MD PhD, James Lau MD.  Medicine X Conference 2013.  Stanford.  Sept 27-29, 2013.

'Trends Observed in Surgical Resident Evaluations' Julia Park MD, Dana Lin MD, James Lau MD. 4th Annual Women in Surgery Career Symposium 2013.  July 2013.

Leroux E, Lin D, Lau J, Rivas H.  Bringing Mobile and Data Analysis to Resident Education: Slick Evals Using Validated Metrics.  Palo Alto CA, Stanford Medicine X, September 2012.

 

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Publications


Manuscripts and Book Chapters

Publications


Manuscripts and Book Chapters

Published Manuscripts

Shipper E, Miller S. Hasty B, Lin D, De La Cruz M, Bereknyei Merrell S, Lau JN. Determining the Educational Value of a Technical and Non-Technical Skills Medical Student Curriculum. J Surg Res. 2018 May; 225:157-165.  PMID 29605027

Hoang N and Lau JN.  A call for mixed-methods in Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME): How we can prevent the overfitting of curriculum and assessment.  Acad Med. 2018. Mar 6.  Epub ahead of print. PMID 29517532

Hasty B, Miller SM, Shipper E, Merrell SB, Lin D, Lau JN.  Medical Student Perceptions of a Mistreatment Program During the Surgery Clerkship.  Am J Surg. 2018. Jan 4. Epub ahead of print. PMID 29395030

Gardner AK, Ritter ME, Dunkin BJ, Smink DS, Lau JN, Paige JT, Phitayakorn R, Acton RD, Stefanidis D, Gee DW.  Leaders by Example: Best Practices and Advice on Establishing a State-of-the Art Surgical Simulation Center that Optimizes Available Resources.  Am J Surg. 2017 Nov 07.  Epub ahead of print.  PMID 29174772

Brandford E, Hasty B, Bruce JS, Bereknyei Merrell S, Shipper ES, Lin DT,  Lau J.  Underlying Mechanisms of Mistreatment in the Surgical Learning Environment: A Thematic Analysis of Medical Student Perceptions.  Am J Surg. 2017 Nov 07. Epub ahead of print.  PMID 29167023

Shipper ES, Miller SE, Hasty BH, Merrell SB, Lin DT, Lau JN, Evaluation of a Technical and Nontechnical Skills Curriculum for Students Entering Surgery. J Surg Res. 2017 Nov:219:92-97.  PMID 29078916

Choi W, Dyens O, Chan T. Schijven M, Lajoie S, Mancini ME, Dev P, Fellander-Tsai L, Ferland M, Kato P, Lau J, Montonaro M, Pineau J, Aggarwal R. Engagement and Learning in Simulation: Recommendations of the Simnovate Engaged Learning Domain Group. BMJ Stel 2017;3(Suppl 1):S23–S32. Doi:10.1136/bmjstel-2016-000177

Shipper ES, Mazer LM, Merrell SB, Lin DT, Lau JN, Melcher ML.  Pilot Evaluation of the Computer-Based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics Test.  J Surg Res. 2017 Jul;215:211-218. PMID 28688650

Salles A, Lin D, Liebert C, Esquivel M, Lau JN, Greco RS, Mueller C. Grit as a predictor of risk of attrition in surgical residency. Am J Surg. 2017 Feb;213(2):288-291. PMID 27932088

Lau JN, Mazer LM, Liebert CA, Merrell SB, Lin DT, Harris IB. A mixed-methods analysis of a novel mistreatment program for the surgery core clerkship. Acad Med. 2017 Jul;92(7):1028-1034. PMID 28121657

Lin DT, Liebert CA, Esquivel MM, Tran J, Lau JN, Greco RS, Mueller CM, Salles A.  Prevalence and Predictors of Depression Among General Surgery Residents. Am J Am J Surg. 2017 Feb;213(2):313-317. PMID 28017297

Liebert CA, Mazer LM, Merrell SB, Lin DT, Lau JN.  Student Perceptions of a Simulation-Based Flipped Classroom for the Surgery Clerkship: A Mixed-Methods Study. 2016 Sep;160(3):591-8.  PMID 27262534

Liebert CA, Mazer LM, Merrell SB, Lin DT, Lau JN.  Student Perceptions of a Simulation-Based Flipped Classroom for the Surgery Clerkship: A Mixed-Methods Study. 2016 Sep;160(3):591-8.  PMID 27262534

Lin DT, Liebert CA, Lau JN, Salles A.  Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Resident Well-Being.  J Am Coll Surg.  2016 Aug;223(2):352-8.  PMID 27182037

Liebert CA, Mazer LM, Bereknyei S, Lin DT, Lau JN. Effectiveness of the Surgery Core Clerkship flipped classroom: a prospective cohort trial. Am J Surg. 2016 Feb;211(2):451-457.  PMID 26687962

Liebert CA, Zayed MA, Alami O, Tran J, Lau JN.  Novel Use of Google Glass for Procedural Wireless Vital Sign Monitoring.  Surg Innov. 2016 Aug;23(4):366-73.  PMID 26848138

Mazer L, Liebert C, Bereknyei Merrell S, Lin D, Lau J. Establishing a Positive Clinical Learning Environment in the Surgery Core Clerkship: A Video-Based Mistreatment Curriculum. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015. Available from:https://www.mededportal.org/publication/10313   http://dx.doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10313

Rosas U, Ahmed S, Leva N, Garg T, Rivas H, Lau J, Russo M, and Morton J.  Mesenteric Defect Closure in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass:  A Randomized Controlled Trial.  Surg Endosc 2015 Sep;29(9):2486-90.  PMID 25480607

Lin DT, Park J, Liebert CA, Lau JN.  Validity Evidence for Surgical Improvement of Clinical Knowledge Ops: A novel Gaming Platform to Assess Surgical Decision Making.  Am J Surg 2015 Jan;208(1):79-85.  PMID 25454955

Kim, S, Dunkin, BJ, Paige, JT, Eggerstedt, JM, Nicholas, C, Vassilliou, M, Spight, DH, Pliego, JF, Rush, RM, Lau, JN, Carpenter, RO, Scott, DJ. What’s The Future of Training in Surgery?: Needs Assessment of National Stakeholders. 2014 Surgery Sep;156(3):707-17. PMID 25175505

Yang RL, Esquivel M, Erdrich J, Lau J, Melcher M, Wapnier IL.  PREDICT: Instituting an Educational Time Out in the Operating Room. Journal of Graduate Medical Education.  June 2014;6(2):382-3. PMID 24949168

Lu W., Lau J., Xu M. D., Zhang Y., Jiang Y., Tong H. X., Zhu J., Lu W. Q., Qin X. Y. Recurrent abdominal liposarcoma: Analysis of 19 cases and prognostic factors. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2013 Jul 7;19(25):4045-52.  PMID 23840151

Lin DT, Kannappan A, Lau JN.  The Assessment of Emotional Intelligence Among Candidates Interviewing for General Surgery Residency. J Surg Educ.  2013 Jul-Aug;70(4):514-21.  PMID 23725940

Eisenberg D, Vidovszky T, Lau J, Guiroy B, Rivas H. Comparison of Robotic and Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery Systems in a Suturing and Knot Tying Task. Surgical Endosc. Sep;27(9):3182-6. PMID 23443484

Kannappan A, Lin DT, Lohdia N, Morton J, and Lau JN.  The Effect of Positive and Negative Verbal Feedback on Surgical Skills Performance and Motivation. J Surg Educ. 2012 Nov-Dec;69(6):798-801.  PMID 23111049

Plerhoples TA, Lau JN. Hemobilia from Transjugular Liver Biopsy Resulting in Gallbladder Rupture. Dig Dis Sci. 2013 Mar;58(3):630-3.  PMID 22678461

Lightner A, Lau J, Obayashi P, Birge K, and Melcher ML.  Potential Nutritional Conflicts in Bariatric and Renal Transplant. Obes Surg.  2011 Dec; 20(12): 1965-70.  PMID 21526378

Plerhoples T, Zak Y, Hernandez-Boussard T, Lau J. Another Use of the Mobile Device; Warm-up for Laparoscopic Surgery. J Surg Res.  2011 Oct; 170 (2): 185-8.  PMID 21529831

Park AJ, Lau JN, Stankiewicz J, Chow J. The Role of Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Asthmatic Patients, Journal Otolaryngol. 1998 Oct;27(5):275-80.  PMID 9800626


Book / Chapters

Imaging in Abdominal Surgery. Michael Federle and James Lau.  Elsevier 2018. 

Forrester J, Vargas C, Lau J.  Chapter 9:  Hernia Surgery, In Essential Articles in General Surgery.  Edited by Mazer LM, Lagisetty K, Butler KL.  McGraw Hill 2017.

Ahmed, S. and Lau J.  General Surgery, In Tips for the Residency Match: What Residency Directors Are Really Looking For.  Edited by Kung JW, Bishop PM, Slanetz PJ, and Isenberg RL.  Wiley-Blackwell, March 2015.

Lau, J.  Facility Design.  In Textbook of Simulation:  Skills and Team Training.  Edited by Tsuda ST, Scot DJ, and Jones DB.  Cine-Med Publishing, Inc, Woodbury, CT.  2012.  Pages 525-530.