Incorporating resident/fellow training into a robotic surgery program

Monica Hagan Vetter, Isabel Green, Martin Martino, Jeffrey Fowler, Ritu Salani

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

19 Scopus citations


With the rapid uptake of the robotic approach in gynecologic surgery, a thorough understanding of the technology, including its uses and limitations, is critical to maximize patient outcomes and safety. This review discusses the role of training modalities and development of curricula for robotic surgery. Furthermore, methods for incorporating the entire surgical team and the process of credentialing/maintaining privileges are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)684-689
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Dec 1 2015


  • Robotic simulators
  • Robotic surgery training
  • curriculum development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology


Dive into the research topics of 'Incorporating resident/fellow training into a robotic surgery program'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this