UH neurosurgery resident James Wright, MD, receives funding for proposal using Surgical Theater to improve patient and resident experience

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Award part of ACGME resident-led Back to Bedside Initiative

CLEVELAND -- James M. Wright, MD, a resident in the Department of Neurosurgery at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, received a Back to Bedside Initiative funding from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

His proposal, called Back to the Future: Surgical Rehearsal Platform (SRP) Technology as a Means to Improve Surgeon-Patient Alliance, Patient Satisfaction, and Resident Experience, was one of 30 proposals from 223 submissions selected.

The Back to Bedside program provides funding for a resident-led initiative to empower medical residents and fellows to create innovative strategies for increasing time with patients, improving physician and patient well-being. Dr. Wright’s proposal received $20,000 from ACGME.

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