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Amelia Van Handel, MD

Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin – Madison (Neurobiology)

Medical School: Mayo Medical School, 2016

Hometown: Little Chute, Wisconsin

Amelia Van Handel

Research Interests

Surgical education and curriculum development

Selected Publications

Contreras, N., Joyce, D. D., Van Handel, A. C. and Farley, D. R. (2015). Video voiceover feedback: economized surgical skills training. Medical Education, 49: 1146. doi: 10.1111/medu.12870

Van Handel, A.C.; Courson, A.M.; Hamilton, G.S. Improving Suturing Skills Using Foam Skin Simulator.

Hammoudeh, Z.S.; Van Handel, A.C.; Akhavan, A.A.; Nichols III, F.C.; Carlsen, B.T.; Moran, S.L.; Mardini, S.; Arnold, P.G. Intrathoracic Muscle Flaps: A 20-year Experience of 437 Consecutive Patients.

Van Handel, A.C.; Joyce, D.L.; Contreras, N.; Farley, D.R. Training Surgical Skills in Medical Students.

Akdag, O.; Van Handel, A.C.; Carlsen, B.T.; Bakri, K.; Comparative Outcomes for Allograft and Tubed Nerve Repair.

Hammoudeh, Z. S., A. C. Van Handel, et al. (2015). "Abstract 43: Intrathoracic Muscle Flaps: A 20-year Experience of 437 Consecutive Patients." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 135(4): 1199.

PRESENTATIONS
Brainwaves: Creating early enthusiasm about science and medicine through interactive learning techniques. Family Medicine 14th annual Family Medicine Forum, Rochester, Minnesota

Intrathoracic Muscle Flaps: A 20-year Experience of 437 Consecutive Patients, 20th Annual Balfour Surgery Research Symposium, Rochester, Minnesota
 
Teaching, Assessing, and Remediating in the Age of Milestones: A General Surgery Simulation and AV Curriculum. 2014 ACGME Annual Education Conference, National Harbor, Maryland

Intrathoracic Muscle Flaps: A 20-year Experience of 437 Consecutive Patients, 94th Annual Meeting, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Scottsdale, Arizona

Intrathoracic Muscle Flaps: Comparison of Outcomes for Infection versus Prophylactic Airway Coverage, Plastic Surgery Research Council 60th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington

Improving Suturing Skills Using Foam Skin Simulator: 2014 Fall Meeting of the Minnesota Surgical Society, Rochester, Minnesota

Intrathoracic Muscle Flaps: A 20-year Experience of 437 Consecutive Patients, 54th Annual Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Chicago, Illinois