Michael Hulme

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INTRODUCTION During surgical residency, trainees are expected to master all the 6 competencies specified by the ACGME. Surgical training programs are also evaluated, in part, by the residency review committee based on the percentage of graduates of the program who successfully complete the qualifying examination and the certification examination of the(More)
Surgical residents cite increased income potential as a motivation for pursuing fellowship training, despite little evidence supporting this perception. Thus, our goal is to quantify the financial impact of surgical fellowship training on financial career value. By using Medical Group Management Association and Association of American Medical Colleges(More)
Introduction This paper arises from a programme of research among food sector SMEs in the North West of England. The research project included both qualitative and qualitative phases and its primary focus was on the growth and development needs of the sample firms. The first part of the title derives from the focus on growth and, more specifically,(More)
BACKGROUND The American Board of Surgery Certifying Examination (CE) is a pivotal event in a surgeon's career development, as it is the last challenge before achieving Board certification. First-time pass rate on the CE is one of the key metrics of surgery residency programs. The overall pass rate on the CE has declined significantly in recent years. (More)
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