The "global surgeon": is it time for modifications in the American surgical training paradigm?

Abstract

OBJECTIVE "Global surgery" is becoming an increasingly popular concept not only for new trainees, but also for established surgeons. The need to provide surgical care in low-resource settings is laudable, but the American surgical training system currently does not impart the breadth of skills required to provide quality care. We propose one possible model… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2014.10.016

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