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STUDIES & PAPERS

A MATERIAL COST-MINIMIZATION ANALYSIS FOR HERNIA REPAIRS AND MINOR PROCEDURES DURING A SURGICAL MISSION IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Jaime A. Cavallo, MD, MPHS, Jenny Ousley, BS,§ Christopher D. Barrett, MD,* Sara Baal man, MA, Kyle Ward, DO,¶ Malgorzata Borchardt, CRNA, J. Ross Thomas, CRNA, Gary Perotti, CRNA, Margaret M. Frisella, RN, and Brent D. Matthews, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Department of Anesthesiology Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee

* Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas

Surg Endosc. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2015 Mar 1.

Published in final edited form as:

Surg Endosc. 2014 Mar; 28(3): 747–766.

“BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE GLOBAL SURGERY NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION AT AN ACADEMIC INSTITUTION”

Margaret M. Frisella, RN, BSN  St. Louis, MO

Surgical Outreach for the Americas, a a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that sends health professionals to developing countries of the Western Hemisphere. Founded in 2009 by Brent Matthews MD and Margaret Frisella RN. Discusses formation of group and results. MORE

GLOBAL OUTREACH USING A SYSTEMATIC, COMPETENCY-BASED TRAINING PARADIGM FOR INGUINAL HERNIOPLASTY

Contributors include Brent Matthews MD JAMA Surg. 2017; 152(1):66-73. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3323

This observational study describes an international competency-based training paradigm for hernia surgery in under served countries. MORE