How to improve your Zoom setup to teach surgical skills
We can effectively teach medical students some of the most basic surgical skills over the internet. I break down the 7 key steps how to improve your Zoom setup for teaching surgical skills.
Hand tracking for surgical skills... with just a webcam
Motion capture systems are notoriously complex. I'm on a quest to try to achieve hand tracking with as minimalistic of a setup as possible; ideally, a single camera from the optimal vantage point – the surgeon's head. Here's my progress so far. For the uninitiated, please see my prior work here
Enabling eye contact in telemedicine: building a low-cost medical interrotron
No longer just a device for documentarians, we've created an inexpensive Interrotron to demonstrate the impact of non-verbal communication during video telemedicine encounters.
The ongoing history of the UB Surgery+ Office
I have been creating a physical space to enable collaboration for UB Surgery residents in the Surgery+ tracks. It's a place where people can physically visit to see the innovate that is occurring on a daily basis. Here's how it has evolved over the first two years. The present: In
First-Person Immersive VR Video for the OR
I've built an immersive virtual reality camera system designed to capture the operating surgeon's perspective. But why? And how?