Rema Menon

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BACKGROUND Physician satisfaction is an important and timely issue in health care. A paucity of literature addresses this question among general surgeons. PURPOSE To review employment patterns and job satisfaction among general surgery residents from a single university-affiliated institution. METHODS All general surgery residents graduating from 1986(More)
PURPOSE Both pediatric and general surgeons perform pyloromyotomy. Laparoscopic pyloromyotomy (LAP), and changes in referral patterns have affected the training of pediatric surgery fellows and general surgery residents. We surveyed pediatric surgeons regarding these issues. METHODS We mailed an Institutional Review Board of New Hanover Regional Medical(More)
OBJECTIVE The year 2008 was a sentinel year in resident education; this was the first graduating general surgery class trained entirely under the 80-hour workweek. The purpose of this study was to evaluate attending surgeon perceptions of surgical resident attitudes and performance before and after duty-hour restrictions. DESIGN An electronic survey was(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of our study was to evaluate resident case coverage before and after the implementation of duty-hour restrictions and discuss its potential impact on surgical attendings. DESIGN We reviewed cases before (6/2002 to 6/2003) and after (6/2008 to 6/2009) the implementation of duty-hour restrictions, retrospectively. SETTING(More)
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