Voluntary changes in surgery career paths: a survey of the program directors in surgery.

@article{Morris2003VoluntaryCI,
  title={Voluntary changes in surgery career paths: a survey of the program directors in surgery.},
  author={Jon B. Morris and Thomas J Leibrandt and Robert Sander Rhodes},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2003},
  volume={196 4},
  pages={
          611-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND This article attempts to quantify the current scope of attrition, identify the reasons why categorical residents are leaving general surgery residency programs voluntarily, and correlate the program directors' and residents' perspectives. STUDY DESIGN A questionnaire asked the Program Directors of general surgery residency programs how many categorical residents left voluntarily in the 2000-2001 academic year, their postgraduate (PGY) levels, why they left, and where they went… CONTINUE READING
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