Tag Archive for ‘residency training’
Surgeon-Educator Offers Career Advice for Medical Students
Outlines the characteristics necessary for a successful career in medicine and surgery, and identifies strategies for engaging in a meaningful residency experience.
Letters to the Editor
The following comments were received regarding a recent column published in the Bulletin.
Pursuing a career in humanitarian and rural surgery: When is the best time to start?
Because more and more trainees in surgery are showing an interest in providing surgical care in resource-limited settings and because the number of rural surgeons in America continues to decline, it is important to inform future surgeons regarding how they can establish a career in volunteer and rural surgery. This article offers some suggestions on how surgical residents—especially those training at community-based teaching hospitals—can forge a career path in rural and humanitarian surgery.