The Duke Center for Surgical Innovation is dedicated to training surgeons using the latest surgical techniques and innovative approaches to minimally invasive surgery.
Utilizing a combination of didactic lectures, live surgeries, video, and hands-on animate labs in minimally invasive surgical techniques, several hundred surgeons and allied health professionals from around the world have been trained through the center.
The Center offers CME credit for a number of courses held throughout the year in a wide range of surgical specialties.
Laparoscopic Sleeve - June 20-21, 2013, Durham, NC
Advanced Hernia & Abdominal Wall Repair - July 18-19, 2013, Durham, NC
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair - August 22-23, 2013, Durham, NC
Masters of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery - September 19-21, 2013, Orlando, FL
VATS Workshop - October 22-23, 2013, Durham, NC
Revisional Bariatric Surgery - October 24-25, 2013, Durham NC
Duke Masters of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery - March 6-8, 2014, Orlando, FL
Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery - May 2014, Pinehurst, NC
Ongoing virtual reality training and assessment courses: