Report on a survey of program directors regarding selection factors in graduate medical education.

@article{Wagoner1979ReportOA,
  title={Report on a survey of program directors regarding selection factors in graduate medical education.},
  author={Nevada Wagoner and George T. Gray},
  journal={Journal of medical education},
  year={1979},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={
          445-52
        }
}
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