Dr. Brunsvold is the Program Director of the General Surgery Residency. She also serves as the Clinical Director of the SimPORTAL Simulation Center. She serves as the Medical Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and as the Medical Director of the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program.Nationally, Dr. Brunsvold participates in leadership and committee work in several organizations, including recently serving as Chair of the Education Research Committee of the Association for Surgical Education. She has contributed substantially to the Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum and the ASPIRES project of the American College of Surgeons.Dr. Brunsvold has been nationally recognized for her contributions to education, she received the Phillip J. Wolfson Outstanding Teaching Award from the Association for Surgical Education in 2014. She also received the 2009 Education Specialty Award for a submission to the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Brunsvold has authored over two dozen peer-reviewed articles, focusing primarily on education topics. She developed and published peer-reviewed published curricula in surgical education and surgical critical care. She collaborated in the development of a course in basic intensive care topics and procedural skills, which draws national and international attendees. She is the director of a regional annual conference ECMO for the Failing Heart and Lung.
Acute Care Surgery; Critical Care Medicine; General Surgery; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Trauma Surgery; Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Infection and Sepsis; Abdominal Catastophe; Rescue from Surgical Complications
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