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Outlines the characteristics necessary for a successful career in medicine and surgery, and identifies strategies for engaging in a meaningful residency experience.
The following comments were received regarding a recent column published in the Bulletin.
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.