ASES formalizes use of VR Surgical Education Software across ASES Fellowship Programs
Schaumburg, IL (June 9, 2021) – the ASES, an internationally recognized Shoulder and Elbow Specialty Society made up of leading national and international orthopedic surgeons, announced today an exclusive partnership with PrecisionOS, an award winning VR simulation platform. The cutting edge software will be used from coast to coast across all ASES fellowships. As a premier society focused on advancing the education, research and delivery of shoulder and elbow care globally, the ASES will be collaborating with PrecisionOS to integrate virtual reality for all fellows in support of this agenda.
“Providing access to high quality and readily accessible hands-on surgical education is our number one priority at PrecisionOS” says Dr. Danny Goel, an orthopedic surgeon in Vancouver, BC and Chief Executive Officer of PrecisionOS. “It is a privilege to partner with my colleagues at the ASES to advance virtual education while providing a platform for surgeons and learners to connect in the Virtual OR from anywhere in the world.”
With this partnership the ASES establishes itself as the first society to be scaling up its investment in surgical training solutions leveraging the unique benefits and scope of virtual reality.
“The ASES continues to lead educational pursuits for the advancement of care for patients with shoulder and elbow problems. The newly established collaboration with PrecisionOS to utilize virtual reality in the treatment of shoulder conditions is another step forward in our mission” said Dr. Mark Frankle, President of ASES.
In collaboration, the ASES and PrecisionOS are committed to advancing this transformative solution and re-defining the delivery of hands-on shoulder and elbow surgical education.
PrecisionOS was founded by a team of clinicians, educators and game developers to create a cutting-edge combination of surgical simulation with medical device education. This scientifically validated, award winning ed-tech solution has been used in over 30 countries, 450 cities and now nearly 60 residency training programs. They are the trusted software provider for the top medical device companies, institutions and professional societies in the industry. PrecisionOS software covers wide array of specialties including hip and knee reconstruction, upper extremity, lower extremity, spine, trauma, sports, pediatrics, and robotics.
About American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Established in 1982, the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) is a constantly growing society made up of leading national and international orthopedic surgeons who specialize in shoulder and elbow surgery. The intellectual capital available through our members is unique and highly valued by any surgeon interested in learning more about shoulder and elbow surgery. The society’s goal is to train the next generation of ASES members and leaders by actively engaging young and seasoned surgeons, offering an organized mentorship and leadership activities, clinical and academic research opportunities, and advanced education & training.
The vision of ASES is to have a global impact on quality shoulder and elbow care, through leadership, medical education, scientific research, and patient advocacy. The society’s vision is accomplished through the development of scientific programs that serve as a forum where persons involved in this field of medicine can meet, discuss new ideas and present scientific material.