U.S. News and World Report: Still a “Wild West” for Robotic Surgical Training

I gathered my data in 2014-2016, and when she interviewed me, ⁦Katja Ridderbusch of U.S. News and World Report said Robotically Assisted Surgery was still “The Wild West of Surgical Training.” I think this partly explains why robotic and traditional outcomes are similar.

Robotically Assisted Surgery: ‘The Wild West of Surgical Training’
After almost 20 years, there is still no standardized training curriculum or unified credentialing policy for robotically assisted surgery.