What Patients Value in Their Neurosurgeon and Patient Involvement in Evaluating Neurosurgical Resident Doctor

Researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital invite you to participate in a questionnaire on what patients value in their neurosurgeon and on patient involvement in evaluating neurosurgical resident doctors. Incorporating your input into neurosurgical residency training is essential to develop well-rounded neurosurgeons who more effectively meet patient needs and expectations, and we are grateful for your consideration!

If you choose to participate, they will request you complete a survey which asks about your expectations of your neurosurgeon, in addition to your ability and interest in evaluating resident doctors.

Should you have any questions, please contact the research team by email at Luke.Bannon@unityhealth.to


Principal Investigator

Dr. Michael Cusimano, MD, MHPE, FRCSC, PhD, FACS, FCAHS
Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto


Dr. Jessica Rabski, MD, MEd
Fellowship in Surgical Education, Division of Neurosurgery, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto

Who can participate?

  • Neurosurgical patients or a family member, acting as an informal caregiver of a neurosurgical patient, who has had a minimum of one clinical encounter with a staff neurosurgeon,
  • 18 years of age or older

Interested in participating?

Complete the online survey at the following link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PatientPerspective2021