Results of a national survey on ethics education in general surgery residency programs.

@article{Downing1997ResultsOA,
  title={Results of a national survey on ethics education in general surgery residency programs.},
  author={Marc T. Downing and David P Way and Donna A. Caniano},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={174 3},
  pages={
          364-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Medical ethics is a required part of the curriculum in all medical schools in the United States, and an essential component of the educational guidelines for most postgraduate residency programs. Currently, general surgery does not specify ethics education in its essential curriculum for surgical training. This study was designed to determine the existing educational activities in ethics for residents in general surgery, as well as to characterize the attitudes of surgical educators… CONTINUE READING
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