Protected educational rotations: a valuable paradigm shift in surgical internship.

@article{Tillou2008ProtectedER,
  title={Protected educational rotations: a valuable paradigm shift in surgical internship.},
  author={Areti K Tillou and Jonathan R. Hiatt and Michael J. Leonardi and Chi A Quach and Oscar Joe Hines},
  journal={Journal of surgical education},
  year={2008},
  volume={65 6},
  pages={465-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The first year of surgical training sometimes includes marginally educational or service-related tasks with limited direct interactions with faculty. We instituted a prototype rotation to address the changing needs and expectations of our intern class. This study was designed to evaluate the new rotation 17 months after it was implemented. DESIGN Interns spend 4 weeks in our outpatient surgery center. Elements of the rotation include performance of operative cases and perioperative… CONTINUE READING

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