Factors influencing residency choice of general surgery applicants--how important is the availability of a skills curriculum?

@article{Stefanidis2009FactorsIR,
  title={Factors influencing residency choice of general surgery applicants--how important is the availability of a skills curriculum?},
  author={Dimitrios Stefanidis and William S. Miles and Frederick L Greene},
  journal={Journal of surgical education},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={325-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess the factors that impact residency choice by general surgery applicants and the importance of the availability of skill curricula. METHODS Fourth-year medical students (n = 104) interviewing for a general surgery position in an academic medical center voluntarily completed an anonymous survey detailing questions about the factors that influenced their choice of a residency program. Applicants were asked to rank in order of importance 14… CONTINUE READING

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