The Changing Paradigm of Residency Education in Surgery: A Perspective from the American College of Surgeons

Sachdeva, Ajit K.
February 2007
American Surgeon;Feb2007, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p120
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the changes in the traditional model of residency education in surgery in the U.S. It cites the strengths of the system and its benefits. Scientific and technological advances and new approaches to the management of surgical diseases made an impact on the practice of surgery. A program for the Accreditation of Education Institute, which aims to build on the work of existing surgical skills centers across the country, was launched by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) in October 2005.


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