Paul J. Huffstutter

Assistant Professor & Co-Director - UT Center for Advanced Medical Simulation

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Dr. Huffstutter earned a B.S. in Zoology from the University of Tennessee Martin and M.D. from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He completed an internship in medicine at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis Tennessee and a surgical residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Following residency, Dr. Huffstutter held an appointment as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and afterward practiced general and vascular surgery prior to accepting his current appointment at UT. His research interest focus on experiential medical education, translational medicine, team training and patient safety.

Focus Areas: Medical Simulation | Team Training | Patient Safety | Experiential Medical Education | Translational Research

Skills and Expertise: Clinical Correlation of Simulated Medical Events | Curriculum Development | Assessment Simulated Events | Learning and Teaching Styles

Selected Publications:

Rural Surgeons - We Must Grow Our Own
P.J. Huffstutter, Bulletin American College of Surgeons, vol. 95, no. 4, pp. 16-18, 2010.
Basic Vascular Exam
L.H. Hines and P.J. Huffstutter, American College of Surgeons/ Association of Surgical Educators Surgical Curriculum Module, 2012.
Popliteal Artery Aneurysms: A Clinical Appraisal
E.C. Mangiante, T.C. Fabian, and P.J. Huffstutter, American Surgeon, vol. 50, no. 9, pp. 469-72, 1984.