University of Houston and Methodist Hospital researchers are reporting in Scientific Reports that the best way to train surgeons is to remove the stress of residency programs and make surgery a hobby. Under relaxed conditions outside a formal educational setting, 15 first-year medical students, who aspired one day to become surgeons, mastered microsurgical suturing and cutting skills in as little as five hour-long sessions.

Source: Stress-free training may enhance surgical skill | EurekAlert! Science News

This makes total sense to me, when something is not stressful and fun, I’ll learn and remember it. Something to think about in your classroom.

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