Identifying areas of weakness in thoracic surgery residency training: a comparison of the perceptions of residents and program directors.


OBJECTIVE To identify core thoracic surgery procedures that require increased emphasis during thoracic surgery residency for residents to achieve operative independence and to compare the perspectives of residents and program directors in this regard. METHODS A modified Delphi process was used to create a survey that was distributed electronically to all… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.11.001