Gary Dunnington

  • 3830 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
1976 …2019
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Publications 1976 2019

  • 3830 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
  • 133 Article
  • 2 Review article
2019
6 Citations (Scopus)

How Many Observations are Needed to Assess a Surgical Trainee's State of Operative Competency?

Williams, R. G., Swanson, D. B., Fryer, J. P., Meyerson, S. L., Bohnen, J. D., Dunnington, G., Scully, R. E., Schuller, M. C. & George, B. C., Feb 1 2019, In : Annals of Surgery. 269, 2, p. 377-382 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Diagnosis-Related Groups
Operative Surgical Procedures
Certification
Analysis of Variance

The effect of gender on operative autonomy in general surgery residents

Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative, Jan 1 2019, In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Education
Sex Characteristics
Logistic Models
Regression Analysis
Smartphone
Quality Improvement
Length of Stay
Costs and Cost Analysis
Mortality
Information Dissemination
2018
Process Assessment (Health Care)
surgery
leadership
resident
staff
2 Citations (Scopus)

Is the operative autonomy granted to a resident consistent with operative performance quality

Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
Surgeons

Leaders Growing Leaders: Designing a Tier-Based Leadership Program for Surgeons

Torbeck, L., Rozycki, G. & Dunnington, G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leadership
leader
Practice Guidelines
best practice
Surgeons

Optimizing the integration of advanced practitioners in a department of surgery: An operational improvement model

Torbeck, L. J., Hockaday, M., Smith, C. & Dunnington, G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioners
Patient Care Team
Inpatients
Primary Health Care

The business of educating the next generation of surgeons

Sudan, R., Olivere, L. A., Nussbaum, M. S. & Dunnington, G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Education
Medical Education
Graduate Medical Education
Financial Management
Internship and Residency
2 Citations (Scopus)

Trainee Autonomy and Patient Safety

George, B. C., Dunnington, G. & Darosa, D. A., May 1 2018, In : Annals of Surgery. 267, 5, p. 820-822 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Patient Safety
2017
34 Citations (Scopus)

Readiness of US General Surgery Residents for Independent Practice

George, B. C., Bohnen, J. D., Williams, R. G., Meyerson, S. L., Schuller, M. C., Clark, M. J., Meier, A. H., Torbeck, L., Mandell, S. P., Mullen, J. T., Smink, D. S., Scully, R. E., Chipman, J. G., Auyang, E. D., Terhune, K. P., Wise, P. E., Choi, J., Foley, E. F., Dimick, J. B., Choti, M. A. & 6 others, Soper, N. J., Lillemoe, K. D., Zwischenberger, J. B., Dunnington, G., Darosa, D. A. & Fryer, J. P., Oct 1 2017, In : Annals of Surgery. 266, 4, p. 582-594 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
Herniorrhaphy
Femoral Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Appendectomy
8 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship of procedural numbers with meaningful procedural autonomy in general surgery residents

Stride, H. P., George, B. C., Williams, R. G., Bohnen, J. T., Eaton, M. J., Schuller, M. C., Zhao, L., Yang, A., Meyerson, S. L., Scully, R., Dunnington, G., Torbeck, L., Mullen, J. T., Mandell, S. P., Choti, M., Foley, E., Are, C., Auyang, E., Chipman, J., Choi, J. & 9 others, Meier, A., Smink, D., Terhune, K. P., Wise, P., DaRosa, D., Soper, N., Zwischenberger, J. B., Lillemoe, K. & Fryer, J. P., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Herniorrhaphy
Mental Competency
Ventral Hernia
Appendectomy
Colectomy
9 Citations (Scopus)

What factors influence attending surgeon decisions about resident autonomy in the operating room?

Williams, R. G., George, B. C., Meyerson, S. L., Bohnen, J. D., Dunnington, G., Schuller, M. C., Torbeck, L., Mullen, J. T., Auyang, E., Chipman, J. G., Choi, J., Choti, M., Endean, E., Foley, E. F., Mandell, S., Meier, A., Smink, D. S., Terhune, K. P., Wise, P., DaRosa, D. & 4 others, Soper, N., Zwischenberger, J. B., Lillemoe, K. D. & Fryer, J. P., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Aptitude
Operative Surgical Procedures
Patient Safety
Surgeons
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

A problem-oriented approach to resident performance ratings

Williams, R. G., Mellinger, J. D. & Dunnington, G., Oct 1 2016, In : Surgery. 160, 4, p. 936-945 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Management
Aptitude
Workload
Mental Competency
9 Citations (Scopus)

Practice Guidelines for Operative Performance Assessments

Williams, R. G., Kim, M. J. & Dunnington, G., Mar 10 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practice Guidelines
Aptitude
Guidelines
Research
Training Support
31 Citations (Scopus)

The Feasibility of Real-Time Intraoperative Performance Assessment With SIMPL (System for Improving and Measuring Procedural Learning): Early Experience From a Multi-institutional Trial

Bohnen, J. D., George, B. C., Williams, R. G., Schuller, M. C., DaRosa, D. A., Torbeck, L., Mullen, J. T., Meyerson, S. L., Auyang, E. D., Chipman, J. G., Choi, J., Choti, M. A., Endean, E. D., Foley, E. F., Mandell, S. P., Meier, A. H., Smink, D. S., Terhune, K. P., Wise, P. E., Soper, N. J. & 4 others, Zwischenberger, J. B., Lillemoe, K. D., Dunnington, G. & Fryer, J. P., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 73, 6, p. e118-e130

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

performance assessment
Learning
learning
resident
experience
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical assessment and management examination - Outpatient (CAMEO): Its validity and use in a surgical milestones paradigm

Wilson, A. B., Choi, J., Torbeck, L. J., Mellinger, J. D., Dunnington, G. & Williams, R. G., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 72, 1, p. 33-40 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outpatients
paradigm
examination
resident
surgery
23 Citations (Scopus)

Determining the drivers of academic success in surgery: An analysis of 3,850 faculty

Valsangkar, N. P., Zimmers, T., Kim, B. J., Blanton, C., Joshi, M. M., Bell, T. M., Nakeeb, A., Dunnington, G. & Koniaris, L., Jul 15 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 7, e0131678.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

academic achievement
funding
Surgery
surgery
Oncology
14 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of behaviors and techniques for promoting autonomy in the operating room

Torbeck, L., Wilson, A., Choi, J. & Dunnington, G., Oct 1 2015, In : Surgery. 158, 4, p. 1102-1112 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Moral Obligations
Focus Groups
Emotions
Interviews
10 Citations (Scopus)

Is a Single-Item Operative Performance Rating Sufficient?

Williams, R. G., Verhulst, S., Mellinger, J. D. & Dunnington, G., 2015, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 72, 6, p. e212-e217

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold
rating
performance
gold standard
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
24 Citations (Scopus)

Placing constraints on the use of the ACGME milestones: A commentary on the limitations of global performance ratings

Williams, R. G., Dunnington, G., Mellinger, J. D. & Klamen, D. L., Apr 1 2015, In : Academic Medicine. 90, 4, p. 404-407 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graduate Medical Education
Accreditation
accreditation
rating
graduate
8 Citations (Scopus)

Ranking Surgical Residency Programs: Reputation Survey or Outcomes Measures?

Wilson, A. B., Torbeck, L. J. & Dunnington, G., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
reputation
ranking
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Publications
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)

Can this resident be saved? Identification and early intervention for struggling residents

Minter, R. M., Dunnington, G., Sudan, R., Terhune, K. P., Dent, D. L. & Lentz, A. K., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 219, 5, p. 1088-1095 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Professional Impairment
Clinical Competence
Internship and Residency
Substance-Related Disorders
Physicians
19 Citations (Scopus)

How much guidance is given in the operating room? Factors influencing faculty self-reports, resident perceptions, and faculty/resident agreement

Torbeck, L., Williams, R. G., Choi, J., Schmitz, C. C., Chipman, J. G. & Dunnington, G., Oct 1 2014, In : Surgery. 156, 4, p. 797-805 9 p., 3855.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Self Report
Education
Internship and Residency
Sex Characteristics
22 Citations (Scopus)

The measured effect of delay in completing operative performance ratings on clarity and detail of ratings assigned

Williams, R. G., Chen, X., Sanfey, H., Markwell, S. J., Mellinger, J. D. & Dunnington, G., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 71, 6, p. e132-e138

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rating
Observation
performance
Learning
evaluation
2013
12 Citations (Scopus)

Handoffs in general surgery residency, an observation of intern and senior residents

Date, D. F., Sanfey, H., Mellinger, J. & Dunnington, G., Nov 2013, In : American Journal of Surgery. 206, 5, p. 693-697 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teach-Back Communication
Internship and Residency
Observation
Teaching
Research Personnel
17 Citations (Scopus)

Recognizing residents with a deficiency in operative performance as a step closer to effective remediation

Sanfey, H., Williams, R. & Dunnington, G., Jan 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 216, 1, p. 114-122 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Remedial Teaching
Medical Errors
Clinical Competence
Task Performance and Analysis
Patient Safety
22 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical skills simulation: A shift in the conversation

Selzer, D. & Dunnington, G., Apr 2013, In : Annals of Surgery. 257, 4, p. 594-595 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching Materials
Computer Simulation
Laparoscopy
2012
29 Citations (Scopus)

A controlled study to determine measurement conditions necessary for a reliable and valid operative performance assessment: A controlled prospective observational study

Williams, R. G., Sanfey, H., Chen, X. P. & Dunnington, G., Jul 2012, In : Annals of Surgery. 256, 1, p. 177-187 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Observational Studies
Prospective Studies
Observation
Internship and Residency
Reproducibility of Results
28 Citations (Scopus)

A template for reliable assessment of resident operative performance: Assessment intervals, numbers of cases and raters

Williams, R. G., Verhulst, S., Colliver, J. A., Sanfey, H., Chen, X. & Dunnington, G., Oct 2012, In : Surgery. 152, 4, p. 517-527 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Support Techniques
Analysis of Variance
Surgeons
36 Citations (Scopus)

Capturing the teachable moment: A grounded theory study of verbal teaching interactions in the operating room

Roberts, N. K., Brenner, M. J., Williams, R. G., Kim, M. J. & Dunnington, G., May 2012, In : Surgery. 151, 5, p. 643-650 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Teaching
Grounded Theory
Communication
10 Citations (Scopus)

Career development needs of vice chairs for education in departments of surgery

Sanfey, H., Boehler, M., Darosa, D. & Dunnington, G., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 69, 2, p. 156-161 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

need development
surgery
career
Education
education
3 Citations (Scopus)

Career development resource: Educational leadership in a department of surgery: Vice chairs for education

Sanfey, H., Boehler, M., DaRosa, D. & Dunnington, G., Jul 2012, In : American Journal of Surgery. 204, 1, p. 121-125 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Education
Accreditation
Midazolam
Social Responsibility
Practice Guidelines
33 Citations (Scopus)

How do supervising surgeons evaluate guidance provided in the operating room?

Chen, X., Williams, R. G., Sanfey, H. A. & Dunnington, G., Jan 2012, In : American Journal of Surgery. 203, 1, p. 44-48 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Surgeons
23 Citations (Scopus)

Pursuing professional accountability: An evidence-based approach to addressing residents with behavioral problems

Sanfey, H., DaRosa, D. A., Hickson, G. B., Williams, B., Sudan, R., Boehler, M. L., Klingensmith, M. E., Klamen, D., Mellinger, J. D., Hebert, J. C., Richard, K. M., Roberts, N. K., Schwind, C. J., Williams, R. G., Sachdeva, A. K. & Dunnington, G., Jul 2012, In : Archives of Surgery. 147, 7, p. 642-647 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Responsibility
Professional Misconduct
Expert Testimony
Mental Health
Nursing
7 Citations (Scopus)

The case of the entitled resident: A composite case study of a resident performance problem syndrome with interdisciplinary commentary

Roberts, N. K., Williams, R. G., Klingensmith, M., Sullivan, M., Boehler, M., Hickson, G., Kim, M. J., Klamen, D. L., Leblang, T., Schwind, C., Titchenal, K. & Dunnington, G., 2012, In : Medical Teacher. 34, 12, p. 1024-1032 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resident
Delivery of Health Care
performance
New England
health care
2011
24 Citations (Scopus)

A New Paradigm for Surgical Procedural Training

Sachdeva, A. K., Buyske, J., Dunnington, G., Sanfey, H. A., Mellinger, J. D., Scott, D. J., Satava, R., Fried, G. M., Jacobs, L. M. & Burns, K. J., Dec 2011, In : Current Problems in Surgery. 48, 12, p. 854-968 115 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer-Assisted Instruction
User-Computer Interface
Surgical Specialties
Psychomotor Performance
Program Development
14 Citations (Scopus)

Basic surgical skills testing for junior residents: Current views of general surgery program directors

Sanfey, H. A. & Dunnington, G., Mar 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 212, 3, p. 406-412 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curriculum
Interviews
Credentialing
Operating Rooms
Internship and Residency
18 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating resident operative performance: A qualitative analysis of expert opinions

Sanfey, H., Williams, R. G., Chen, X. & Dunnington, G., Oct 2011, In : Surgery. 150, 4, p. 759-770 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Expert Testimony
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Ventral Hernia
Groin
Herniorrhaphy
20 Citations (Scopus)

Service or education: In the eye of the beholder

Sanfey, H., Cofer, J., Hiatt, J. R., Hyser, M., Jakey, C., Markwell, S., Mellinger, J., Sidwell, R., Smink, D., Wise, S., Wohltman, C. & Dunnington, G., Dec 2011, In : Archives of Surgery. 146, 12, p. 1389-1395 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
Education
Patient Care
Physicians
Continuity of Patient Care
8 Citations (Scopus)

Team training for surgical trainees

Sanfey, H., McDowell, C., Meier, A. H. & Dunnington, G., 2011, In : Surgeon. 9, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United States Department of Defense
Graduate Medical Education
Accreditation
Health Services Research
Patient Safety
22 Citations (Scopus)

The disruptive orthopaedic surgeon: Implications for patient safety and malpractice liability

Patel, P., Robinson, B. S., Novicoff, W. M., Dunnington, G., Brenner, M. J. & Saleh, K. J., Nov 2 2011, In : Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A. 93, 21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malpractice
Patient Safety
Orthopedics
Physicians
Jurisprudence
2010
5 Citations (Scopus)

Health-related information gathering practices in breast and colorectal specialty clinics: the end of the electronic divide?

Wietfeldt, E. D., Hassan, I., Johnson, A., Veeder, C., Boehler, M., Dunnington, G. & Rakinic, J., Mar 2010, In : American Journal of Surgery. 199, 3, p. 364-368 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast
Health
Internet
Demography
Surveys and Questionnaires
26 Citations (Scopus)

Skills coaches as part of the educational team: A randomized controlled trial of teaching of a basic surgical skill in the laboratory setting

Kim, M. J., Boehler, M. L., Ketchum, J. K., Bueno, R., Williams, R. G. & Dunnington, G., Jan 2010, In : American Journal of Surgery. 199, 1, p. 94-98 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
Randomized Controlled Trials
Students
Medical Students
Mentoring

Sleep deprivation and surgical performance: A difficult simulation

Dunnington, G., Feb 2010, In : Surgery. 147, 2, p. 257 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Work Schedule Tolerance
Psychomotor Performance
Clinical Competence
Sleep Deprivation
Internship and Residency
15 Citations (Scopus)

The clinical behavior of mixed ductal/lobular carcinoma of the breast: A clinicopathologic analysis

Suryadevara, A., Paruchuri, L. P., Banisaeed, N., Dunnington, G. & Rao, K. A., Jun 21 2010, In : World Journal of Surgical Oncology. 8, 51.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lobular Carcinoma
Ductal Carcinoma
Breast
Second Primary Neoplasms
Cadherins
20 Citations (Scopus)

Verification of proficiency: A prerequisite for clinical experience

Sanfey, H. & Dunnington, G., Jun 2010, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 90, 3, p. 559-567 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Specialties
Patient Safety
Curriculum
Teaching
27 Citations (Scopus)

Verification of proficiency in basic skills for postgraduate year 1 residents

Sanfey, H., Ketchum, J., Bartlett, J., Markwell, S., Meier, A. H., Williams, R. & Dunnington, G., Oct 2010, In : Surgery. 148, 4, p. 759-767 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Checklist
Curriculum
2009
23 Citations (Scopus)

American Ginseng Inhibits Induced COX-2 and NFKB Activation in Breast Cancer Cells

Peralta, E. A., Murphy, L. L., Minnis, J., Louis, S. & Dunnington, G., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 157, 2, p. 261-267 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Panax
Breast Neoplasms
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Cell Line
125 Citations (Scopus)

A randomized trial to increase physical activity in breast cancer survivors

Rogers, L. Q., Hopkins-Price, P., Vicari, S., Pamenter, R., Courneya, K. S., Markwell, S., Verhulst, S., Hoelzer, K., Naritoku, C., Jones, L., Dunnington, G., Lanzotti, V., Wynstra, J., Shah, L., Edson, B., Graff, A. & Lowy, M., Apr 2009, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 41, 4, p. 935-946 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Confidence Intervals
Exercise
Breast Neoplasms
Back Muscles
75 Citations (Scopus)

Physical activity and health outcomes three months after completing a physical activity behavior change intervention: Persistent and delayed effects

Rogers, L. Q., Hopkins-Price, P., Vicari, S., Markwell, S., Pamenter, R., Courneya, K. S., Hoelzer, K., Naritoku, C., Edson, B., Jones, L., Dunnington, G. & Verhulst, S., May 2009, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 18, 5, p. 1410-1418 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Lower Extremity
Health
Breast Neoplasms
Waist-Hip Ratio