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Simulation in Surgery

Simulation: the imitative representation of the functioning of one system or process by means of the functioning of another--Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, seventh edition. For the last several years, a group of "seasoned" cardiothoracic surgeons from around the country gather in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where they are joined by many young surgeons who are starting their residency in the specialty.
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