Impact of mandatory resident work hour limitations on medical students' interest in surgery.

@article{Miller2004ImpactOM,
  title={Impact of mandatory resident work hour limitations on medical students' interest in surgery.},
  author={George Miller and Zubin M Bamboat and Frederick M. Allen and Peter Biernacki and Mary Ann Hopkins and Thomas H. Gouge and Thomas S. Riles},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2004},
  volume={199 4},
  pages={615-9}
}
BACKGROUND The number of US medical students applying for general surgery residency has been declining. Recent studies have shown that the issue of "controllable lifestyle" has become a critical factor in medical students' decision-making process. We postulate that widespread implementation of resident work hour limitations would bolster medical students' interest in pursuing surgical careers. STUDY DESIGN Students from New York University School of Medicine were surveyed about their… CONTINUE READING

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