All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Surgeons’

Obama Nominates Dr. Vivek Murthy as the Next U.S. Surgeon General

On Thursday night, the White House announced President Obama’s nomination for the next U.S. Surgeon General. The ideal nominee, Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, is the co-founder and president of Doctors for America, a group that has been supporting and promoting Obama’s health care law. According to Reuters, the organization’s website states how “Doctors for America is a group of 15,000 physicians …

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Paris Jackson: Surgeon Could be Her Career Choice

While her brother Prince has begun a career on-screen as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight, Paris Jackson still has a few years to decide where she wants her life and fame to take her. The 15-year-old high school student this week spoke with The Daily Mail about what she hopes to do in the future. Jackson, who is already receiving …

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A New Search Engine For Surgeons Launches

SurgeryFindIt Search Engine
Contemporary Surgery, along with help from Convera, has launched a new search engine at SURGERYFINDIT.COM. This new search engine tool provides targeted search results for surgeons.

SurgeryFindIt Search Engine Search Results

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Wii Makes Surgeons Better

The Nintendo Wii can help develop surgical skills according to Kanav Kahol and Marshall Smith of the Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

The two have found that surgical residents performed better during simulated surgery after playing on the Wii console. They say its due to the console’s "Wimote" control system, which allows players to direct on-screen action using a wireless remote that is sensitive to acceleration in three dimensions.

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