Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery training in Puerto Rico.

Abstract

The Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery training program of the University of Puerto Rico, Medical School, is enjoining a full accreditation by the Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Since its foundation 76 Otolaryngologist--Head Neck surgeons have graduated, the first class was in 1962 and the last in June 1998, ten of them moved to the mainland where they practice or teach in renown universities. Our program is five year's durations, and it includes one year of general surgery and four years of progressive education in the specialty. Experience in the surgical sciences will precede the otolaryngology--head and neck surgery education, two residents are accepted each year.

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@article{TrinidadPinedo2000OtolaryngologyHeadAN, title={Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery training in Puerto Rico.}, author={Juan Trinidad-Pinedo}, journal={Boletín de la Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico}, year={2000}, volume={92 9-12}, pages={101-5} }