Characteristics of highly ranked applicants to general surgery residency programs.

  title={Characteristics of highly ranked applicants to general surgery residency programs.},
  author={Steven Charles Stain and Jonathan R. Hiatt and Ashar Ata and Stanley W Ashley and Kevin King Roggin and John R. Potts and Richard A. Moore and Joseph M. Galante and Lunzy D Britt and Karen E. Deveney and E. Christopher Ellison},
  journal={JAMA surgery},
  volume={148 5},
IMPORTANCE With duty hour debates, specialization, and sex distribution changes in the applicant pool, the relative competitiveness for general surgery residency (GSR) is undefined. OBJECTIVE To determine the modern attributes of top-ranked applicants to GSR. DESIGN Validation cohort, survey. SETTING National sample of university and community-based GSR programs. PARTICIPANTS Data were abstracted from Electronic Residency Application Service files of the top 20-ranked applicants to 22 GSR… CONTINUE READING
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