E124 Paul Engels on Trauma Training in Canada by Cold Steel: Canadian Journal of Surgery Podcast published on 2022-06-06T04:43:30Z This week on the podcast we spoke with Dr. Paul Engels, a trauma surgeon from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. We got into some pretty detailed discussions around trauma training specifically, but more broadly about how we define what a resident should be able to perform at the end of training. Links: 1. The current state of resident trauma training: Are we losing a generation? https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29806811/ 2. Canadian Collaborative on Urgent Care Surgery (CANUCS): https://canucs.ca/ 3. Cause for concern: Resident experience in operative trauma during general surgery residency at a Canadian centre. https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cmej/article/view/69323/54233 4. Toward an all-inclusive trauma system in Central South Ontario: development of the Trauma-System Performance Improvement and Knowledge Exchange (T-SPIKE) project. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33720676/ 5. ASSET course: https://www.facs.org/quality-programs/trauma/education/asset/ 6. Treatment of Ongoing Hemorrhage: The Art and Craft of Stopping Severe Bleeding. https://www.amazon.ca/Treatment-Ongoing-Hemorrhage-Stopping-Bleeding/dp/3319634941. 7. Simulated Trauma and Resuscitation Team Training (S.T.A.R.T.T) course: https://caep.ca/cpd-courses/simulated-trauma-and-resuscitation-team-training-s-t-a-r-t-t/ 8. Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC™) Courses. https://iatsic.org/DSTC/ 9. Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) course. https://atomcourse.com/#:~:text=The%20Advanced%20Trauma%20Operative%20Management,post%2Dcourse%20exams%20and%20evaluations. 10. BEST - Basic Endovascular Skills for Trauma. https://medschool.ucsd.edu/som/surgery/divisions/trauma-burn/training/courses/Pages/REBOA-Course.aspx. Bio: Paul Engels is a Trauma/General Surgeon and Intensivist at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He completed his residency in General Surgery and fellowship in Critical Care at the University of Alberta. He completed a fellowship in Trauma & Acute Care Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and the American College of Surgeons, as well as a member of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.