Observations on the American Board of Surgery In-Training examination, board results, and conference attendance.

  • P L Shetler
  • Published 1982 in American journal of surgery


Based on an evaluation of the results of 119 In-Training tests taken by 60 residents from 1975 to 1981, guidelines were developed for using the test in surgery training programs. Regression analysis revealed a high correlation (r = 0.79, p less than 0.001) between scores on the In-Training test and the American Board of Surgery Qualifying Examinations. At… (More)