This Viewpoint proposes a new framework for defining quality in surgical training that identifies potential metrics, conceptualizes their relationships, and ranks their relative importance.
This systematic review and meta-analysis summarizes the estimate of attrition prevalence among general surgery residents.
This Viewpoint reports on the ethical considerations in the development of the Flexibility in Duty Hour Requirements for Surgical Trainees Trial.
This study describes the broad spectrum of nonvascular surgery cases that require intraoperative vascular surgery assistance.
This article discusses the use of wearable, high-definition cameras to create a surgical skills video library to improve resident training.
This study examines prefrontal responses of surgeons of varying experience levels during a suturing drill to evaluate laparoscopic surgery skills.
This Viewpoint examines the practice of concurrent surgery and the need to discuss with patients when and why a surgeon may be absent during noncritical portions of a procedure.
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 Viewpoint addresses the current changes in surgical care and training and details future directions for residency training in general surgery.
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 Viewpoint discusses the growing number of hepatopancreatobilary surgery fellowships and emphasizes the need for standardization of training requirements.
This Viewpoint discusses specialty fellowships within general surgery and emphasizes the importance of striking a balance between specialty fellowships and residential training.
This Viewpoint proposes a strategy to reduce general surgery resident attrition, focusing on the creation of formal mentorship programs.
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