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Dr. Cara King on the BackTable OBGYN Podcast

Dr. Cara King

Gynecologic Surgeon

Dr. Cara King is the Fellowship Director for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic and a member of the Board of Directors of the Academy for Surgical Coaching.

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Ep 10 What is a Surgical Coach, and Why Do I Need One? with Dr. Cara King
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About Dr. Cara King

Dr. Cara King, DO is a member of the Cleveland Clinic Section of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS). She is the director of Benign Gynecologic Surgery and Associate Program Director of the MIGS Fellowship. Dr. King received her medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She then completed her residency training at Tufts University, Baystate Medical Center in Obstetrics and Gynecology followed by a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. While in Pittsburgh, she also obtained her Masters Degree in Medical Education from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

She is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS), and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). She has been elected to serve as an active board member on the AAGL Fellowship Board as well as the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Executive Board. Dr. King is a two-time recipient of the Golden Laparoscope Award, AAGL's most prestigious video award. She completed course work in the Surgical Education Scholars Program through APGO/CREOG in 2018.

Dr. King also serves as the Associate Program Director of the MIGS fellowship. She has earned multiple teaching awards for education endeavors for both medical students and residents, including the Ellen Hartenbach Award in 2018 for Innovation in Simulation. Additionally, Dr. King has a passion for surgical coaching and is Vice President of the Academy for Surgical Coaching, where she serves as a surgical coach and faculty for surgical coach training programs. She is an advocate for promoting evidence-based care, education, and research for transgender health and is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH).

Surgical education remains a priority for her, and her research interests are focused on surgical coaching, competency based medical education, and simulation based assessments. Dr. King has spent time in Chad, Africa as a volunteer surgeon. She also looks forward to similar work in Ethiopia, where she will teach minimally invasive techniques.

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Episode #10

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In this episode, Dr. Cara King, the Fellowship Director for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic and a member of the Board of Directors of the Academy for Surgical Coaching, discusses the topic of surgical coaching and its benefits for physicians, trainees, and learners.

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