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Can 360-Degree Reviews Help Surgeons? Evaluation of Multisource Feedback for Surgeons in a Multi-Institutional Quality Improvement Project

  • October 1, 2015

In Research and Publication
Medical organizations have increased interest in identifying and improving behaviors that threaten team performance and patient safety. This CRICO-funded study helped evaluate surgeon perceptions and to make future recommendations.


Research Conclusion: The CRICO-supported study found that 360-degree evaluations can provide a practical, systematic, and subjectively accurate assessment of surgeon performance without undue reviewer burden. The process was found to result in beneficial behavior change, according to surgeons and their coworkers.

 

Citation for Full-text:

Nurudeen SM, Kwakye G, Berry WR, Chaikof EL, Lillemoe KD,  Millham F, Rubin M, Schwaitzberg S, Shamberger RC, Zinner MJ, Sato L, Lipsitz S, Gawande AA, Haynes AB. Can 360-Degree Reviews Help Surgeons? Evaluation of Multisource Feedback for Surgeons in a Multi-Institutional Quality Improvement Project. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. (221) 4, 2015 October:837-844 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.06.017.