This program is designed to prepare surgeons for the 
ABS Certifying Examination
Our team will identify the strengths and weaknesses for each participant in the following areas:

Knowledge Base


Professional Virtual Presence


Verbal & Non-verbal Communication Skills  


1:1 interview with a behavioral scientist

This is an intense program with a high faculty/participant ratio that provides practical guidance for immediate achievement in each of these competencies.

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Post Course


 Strategies for improved performance

Recording of your formal mock oral examinations

Written critique by multiple examiners


Participants will engage in multiple opportunities to build relationships with others enrolled in the course with the goal of maintaining these relationships during post-course preparation for the ABS Certifying Examination.




Course components include, but are not limited to,

the following:




Behavioral Analysis


Didactics: Behaviors that Affect Outcomes


Didactics:  Review of the ABS Process


Small Group Mock Orals for Performance Enhancement


Mini Mock Orals in Larger Group


Small Study Groups for Motivational Stimulation


Immersive Simulation for the ABS Certifying Examination


ZOOM recording of your Formal Mock Oral


Individual Debriefing for Performance Improvement