For a comprehensive list of Dr. Moulton’s clinical research and other publications, visit UHN Research profile.

Struggles with autonomy: Exploring the dual identities of surgeons and learners in the operating room.
Hammond Mobilio M, Brydges R, Patel P, Glatt D, Moulton, CE. Am J Surg. 2020 Feb; 219(2):233-239.

Mental Skills in Surgery: Lessons Learned from Virtuosos, Olympians, and Military.
Deshauer S, McQueen S, Hammond Mobilio M, Mutabdzic D, Moulton CE. Ann Surg 2019 Aug 28. [Epub ahead of print]
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Fake It ‘Til You Make It: Pressures to Measure Up in Surgical Training.
Patel P, Martimianakis MA, Zilbert NR, Mui C, Mobilio MH, Kitto S, Moulton CA.
Acad Med. 2018 May;93(5):769-774.

Surgeons’ Reactions to Error
“First, Do No Harm”: Rectifying the perceived hypocrisy of the Hippocratic Oath. In Tobias S. Köhler, Bradley Schwartz (Eds.), Surgeons as Educators: A Guide for Academic Development and Teaching Excellence. 309-321. Springer 2018.
Hammond Mobilio M and Moulton CA.

Am I Cut Out for This? Transitioning From Surgical Trainee to Attending
de Montbrun S, Patel P, Mobilio MH, Moulton CA. J Surg Educ. 2018 May – Jun;75(3):606-612.

Complications: acknowledging, managing, and coping with human error.
Helo S, Moulton CE. Transl Androl Urol. 2017 Aug;6(4):773-782.

Women in academic surgery: why is the playing field still not level?
Seemann NM, Webster F, Holden HA, Moulton CA, Baxter N, Desjardins C, Cil T.Am J Surg. 2016 Feb;211(2):343-9.

Taking a Chance or Playing It Safe: Reframing Risk Assessment Within the Surgeon’s Comfort Zone.
Zilbert NR, Murnaghan ML, Gallinger S, Regehr G, Moulton CA. Ann Surg. 2015 Aug;262(2):253-9.

Coaching Surgeons: Is Culture Limiting Our Ability to Improve?
Mutabdzic D, Mylopoulos M, Murnaghan ML, Patel P, Zilbert N, Seemann N, Regehr G, Moulton CA. Ann Surg. 2015 Aug;262(2):213-6.

Planning to avoid trouble in the operating room: experts’ formulation of the preoperative plan.
Zilbert NR, St-Martin L, Regehr G, Gallinger S, Moulton CA. J Surg Educ. 2015 Mar-Apr;72(2):271-7.

What surgeons can learn from athletes: mental practice in sports and surgery.
Cocks M, Moulton CA, Luu S, Cil T. J Surg Educ. 2014 Mar-Apr;71(2):262-9.

It’s all about gender, or is it?
Moulton CA, Seemann N, Webster F. Med Educ. 2013 Jun;47(6):538-40.

Waking up the next morning: surgeons’ emotional reactions to adverse events.
Luu S, Patel P, St-Martin L, Leung AS, Regehr G, Murnaghan ML, Gallinger S, Moulton CA. Med Educ. 2012 Dec;46(12):1179-88.

“First, do no harm”: balancing competing priorities in surgical practice.
Leung A, Luu S, Regehr G, Murnaghan ML, Gallinger S, Moulton CA. Acad Med. 2012 Oct;87(10):1368-74.

When bad things happen to good surgeons: reactions to adverse events.
Luu S, Leung SO, Moulton CA. Surg Clin North Am. 2012 Feb;92(1):153-61.

Teaching the slowing-down moments of operative judgment.
St-Martin L, Patel P, Gallinger J, Moulton CA. Surg Clin North Am. 2012 Feb;92(1):125-35.

Slowing down to stay out of trouble in the operating room: remaining attentive in automaticity.
Moulton CA, Regehr G, Lingard L, Merritt C, MacRae H. Acad Med. 2010 Oct;85(10):1571-7.

‘Slowing down when you should’: initiators and influences of the transition from the routine to the effortful.
Moulton CA, Regehr G, Lingard L, Merritt C, Macrae H. J Gastrointest Surg. 2010 Jun;14(6):1019-26.

Slowing down when you should: a new model of expert judgment.
Moulton CA, Regehr G, Mylopoulos M, MacRae HM. Acad Med. 2007 Oct;82(10 Suppl):S109-16. Review.

Teaching surgical skills: what kind of practice makes perfect?: a randomized control trial.
Moulton CA, Dubrowshi A, MacRae H, Graham B, Grober E, Reznick R. Ann Surg. 2006 Sep;244(3):400-9.