This Viewpoint addresses the current changes in surgical care and training and details future directions for residency training in general surgery.
This survey assessed if the Alliance for Global Clinical Training is effectively responding to the educational needs of surgeons at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
This Viewpoints report on a program to help residents cope with daily stress, provide tools to manage challenges after completing residency, and reduce the risk of burnout, depression, and suicide.
This Viewpoint offers a historical perspective on the significance of mentorship in surgical education and training.
Schwartz and colleagues examined whether the 16-hour intern work limit, implemented in July 2011, has adversely affected operative experience. Julie Ann Freischlag, MD, provides an invited commentary.
Krajewski et al describe the implementation of an intern boot camp curriculum and the effect on resident performance and teaching faculty and nursing staff perceptions. All interns underwent a 2-month (July and August 2011) curriculum, followed by several assessment tools. Data were analyzed by independent group t tests and χ2 tests of proportions.