Am J Surg. 2020 Apr;219(4):552-556.

Translating motion tracking data into resident feedback: An opportunity for streamlined video coaching

Perrone, Kenneth H.; Yang, Su; Mohamadipanah, Hossein; Wise, Brett; Witt, Anna; Goll, Cassidi; Pugh, Carla

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Researchers evaluated if motion-tracking sensor data during a laparoscopic ventral hernia repair could identify top- and lower-tier performers among 94 residents in a simulated setting. They concluded that differences in motion data can effectively identify learning needs and enable rapid review of surgical videos for coaching purposes.