This study examines whether excellence in surgical outcomes transfers among procedures within health systems.
This Viewpoint discusses improving delivery of care to surgical/trauma patients in the developing world through collaborations with academic institutions, such as the University of Michigan–All India Institutes of Medical Sciences collaborative.
This Special Communication summarizes the 3 key tenets of effective surgery leadership raised at the Society of Surgical Chairs mentorship panel sessions—collaboration and cooperativity, humanized relationships and mentorship, and operational efficiency.
This study reports on whether an association between the influx of new residents at the beginning of the academic year and outcomes exists among a nationally representative sample of patients who underwent emergency general surgery.
This article discusses the design and rationale for the Flexibility in Duty Hour Requirements for Surgical Trainees (FIRST) randomized trial, which will evaluate whether changing surgical resident duty hour policies to permit greater flexibility in work hours will affect patient postoperative outcomes, resident education, and resident well-being.
This study reports that, at academic medical centers, many common process measures are entirely dependent on resident physicians with minimal direct, real-time oversight or feedback from attending physicians.
This database study found that surgical training does not sufficiently emphasize the necessary exposure to technical expertise and clinical management of patients undergoing bariatric surgery.