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Preliminary general surgery residents: indentured servitude or golden opportunity?

Authors
  • Christein, John D1
  • Cook, Judith K
  • Enger, Teresa M
  • Farley, David R
  • 1 Division of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Current surgery
Publication Date
2006
Volume
63
Issue
1
Pages
85–89
Identifiers
PMID: 16373169
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Most of our ND preliminary GS residents progress toward completion of surgical or medicine residencies. Although initially described as a finite period of training, the 1-year preliminary GS residency offers both U.S. and international students opportunity for career advancement.

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